Singer to the Sea God by Vivien Alcock

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In a powerful tale based on Greek mythology, Cleo is turned to stone by the deadly glare of Medusa, and Phaidon embarks on an epic journey to rescue her from an eternity in marble.
 

About Vivien Alcock

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Vivien Alcock (1924 - 2003) is the well-known author of many compelling mysteries and supernatural fantasies for children. Childhood is, she once wrote, "an exciting and dangerous time, and it fascinates me." Her books reflect that excitement, danger, and fascination.
 
Published January 1, 1993 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers. 199 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

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But at least this affords an opportunity to escape servitude, which he does along with Pelops, another boy (Gordius), and a young man who loved Phaidon's sister Cleo--who was also turned to stone, and whose marble remains encumber their flight.

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This latest offering from the author of numerous original and quirky tales is set in a mythic world as rich and thrilling as that of Lloyd Alexander's Prydain Chronicles. An earlier Alcock novel, The

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PW's starred review commented on the ``rich and thrilling'' mythic setting of this ``strong coming-of-age story, in which the uncanny is never far off.'' Ages 10-up.

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This latest offering from the author of numerous original and quirky tales is set in a mythic world as rich and thrilling as that of Lloyd Alexander's Prydain Chronicles.

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