Max and the Map: Homer’s Odyssey for Children Audiobook, by Edward Alan Kurtz Play Audiobook Sample

Max and the Map: Homer’s Odyssey for Children Audiobook

Max and the Map: Homer’s Odyssey for Children Audiobook, by Edward Alan Kurtz Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Rayman Jilani Publisher: Stergiou Limited Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 0.67 hours at 1.5x Speed 0.50 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: November 2017 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781518982279

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Longest Chapter Length:

04:53 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

34 seconds

Average Chapter Length:

03:37 minutes

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Publisher Description

A retelling, in a very simple and fun way, of Homer’s Odyssey. Max and the Map was written by American writer Edward Alan Kurtz, a well-traveled author who has already written a variety of travel books. He spent many years living in Hawaii and now lives and writes in Thailand. As well as writing for the travel genre, the author has created many children’s books, both fiction and nonfiction. His travels have given him great inspiration especially for his stories.

The story of Max and the Map is centered around a young boy, Max, and his two best friends, Kathy and Brad. The story begins with Max finding an old book at the library. At first he is unaware of its significance, but later on he discovers that it is full of old maps. Max shares his discovery with his two close friends and upon touching one of the book’s maps, they are all suddenly transported to the Mediterranean Sea during the time of ancient Greece. The three begin an exciting adventure which turns out to be a journey that a very famous character has embarked on himself, Homer’s Odysseus. How will they get back home to Ithaca, NY?

Max and the Map is full of thrilling twists and turns for the listener. It contains fifteen chapters in total, all with curious titles to interest the listener. The book’s literary features have been carefully researched and allow children to easily delve into the world of ancient Greece, as well as learn about a very famous epic poem.

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About Edward Alan Kurtz

Edward Alan Kurtz is an American writer. He specializes in writing works of fiction and nonfiction for children, as well as travel books and articles. Ed was born in Pennsylvania and completed several university degrees. He lived for many years in Honolulu, Hawaii, and now lives and writes in Thailand.