Mini Myths: Play Nice, Hercules!

Author(s): Joan Holub

Picture Books | Board Books

Hercules is not as interested in "playing nice" as he is in playing strong! But when one feat of strength destroys his little sister's 12-piece tower, he must use his powers for good to restore the tower and seek her forgiveness. She forgives him indeed and then shows her own strength by gleefully knocking down the stacked blocks herself! Leslie Patricelli's famously humorous illustrations bring a playful narrative to Joan Holub's carefully crafted text. This book, along with Pandora, launches the Mini Myths, a series of mythologically-inspired modern-day parables in board book form, featuring a read-aloud summary of the Greek myth at the very end.


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Joan Holub is an award-winning, bestselling author of over 130 children's books, including the popular series The Goddess Girls, which has sold over 378,000 copies.

Leslie Patricelli is the creator of a best-selling board book series starring the adorable bald baby (Candlewick). Titles in this series, including Big Little, Quiet Loud, Yummy Yucky, Baby Happy Baby Sad, have sold over 600,000 copies.

General Fields

  • : 9781419709548
  • : ABRAMS
  • : Abrams Appleseed
  • : August 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : childrens 0-2
  • : 24
  • : Joan Holub
  • : Board book