The Sirens by Tamra Orr
(Monsters in Myth)

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The Sirens were a group of womenóor half women, half other creature, depending on the version of the mythówho sang with beautiful voices to lure unsuspecting sailors to their death. They almost caught Odysseus and his men, plus Jason and the Argonauts, but these sailors escaped. How did they get away? Were the Sirens cruelóor just cursed? Find out in this fascinating story about the Sirens and the gods and goddesses who used them. Also find out where the Sirens came from and what they meant to the people who believed in them.
 

About Tamra Orr

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Eric Mogren teaches twentieth-century American history at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
 
Published October 18, 2010 by Mitchell Lane Publishers. 48 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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