"The stories seem cobbled together from one-liners and throwaway jokes, and while the illustrations—wild cartoon skirmishes set in Olympus—are funny, they can't carry the book. (Picture book/folklore. 5+)"
Near Myths ($14.99; May 1996; 32 pp.; 0-670-85751-3): On the winged heels of Kraus's Strudwick (1995) comes a disappointing collection of parodies of Greek myths, full of graceless jokes and puns.
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