Books by Hugh Lupton

ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE by Hugh Lupton
Released: May 1, 2013

"For readers who need their endings safe. (pronunciation guide, bibliography, family tree of the Greek gods, Olympians) (Mythology. 8-12)"
The myth of the power of music and love is retold for middle-graders with nuanced beauty but marred by a happy epilogue. Read full book review >
THE ADVENTURES OF ACHILLES by Hugh Lupton
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Epic in deed and scope and a-bustle with larger-than-life characters, this retelling of the Iliad will rivet both readers and listening audiences. (bibliography) (Folktale/mythology. 11-14)"
Two veteran storytellers give one of mythology's greatest warriors his due in a narrative rich in drama, tragedy, intense emotion and heroic feats of arms. Read full book review >
TALES OF MYSTERY AND MAGIC by Hugh Lupton
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

A professional storyteller, Lupton retells seven stories in his repertoire from Chile, Greenland, India, Nigeria, North America, Russia and Scotland. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2000

Palin's big, crisply drawn, vibrantly colored avian portraits intensify the impact of these moving, hilarious, thoughtful poems and folktales. Read full book review >

TALES OF WISDOM AND WONDER by Hugh Lupton
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Aug. 20, 1998

A fresh and unusual collection of folktales, tied together by the rhythm of the storyteller's voice: This is Lupton's first book for children, but the oral origins of these stories from many cultures are evident in the pacing. Read full book review >