Mythlopedia is a four-book series of "Look-it-Up Guides" to classical Greek mythology. It takes a humorous and kid-friendly approach to a complex subject. Based on content from Grolier encyclopedias, Mythlopedia presents the superstars of Greek mythology — from mighty Olympians to slithering serpents — along with the myths that put them in the pantheon.<br />Need a guard dog? Check the entry for Cerberus. Looking for love? So is Aphrodite! Myths are told in plain language while photos and illustrations add visual support and humor. Reality Checks throughout connect ancient mythology to the "real world," from comic book characters to constellations.