The Odysseys

Original title: Les odyssées

Publication Date:

May 2021



Original language and publisher

French | Les Arènes


Children's, History

The Odysseys

Original title: Les odyssées


Amazing historical facts in adventure story format.

Laure Grandbesançon plunges us into the adventures of history’s great heroes and takes us behind the scenes of the greatest legends in history with this book to podcast adaptation, courtesy of France Inter. We encounter the silk roads with Marco Polo; we experience the Apollo 11 mission with Neil Armstrong; we find ourselves in the heart of Tutankhamen’s tomb, and we ride the plains of the Far West with Calamity Jane…

Twelve captivating historical narratives, richly illustrated by twelve talented illustrators, have been chosen and presented in a theatrical and humorous way with a touch of mystery, allowing us to travel around the world and across centuries.

The stories are complemented with a documentary booklet that is illustrated with maps and drawings, encouraging children to learn about these specific periods in history in more depth.

Marketing Information

  • Over 10 000 copies sold