Let's Go, Pegasus!

When the wicked king chooses Danae to be his new wife, her son Perseus is none too pleased. But the king promises that if Perseus can kill the Medusa, he won't marry Danae. Medusa is a terrifying monster with snakes for hair and eyes that turn people and animals to stone. With the help of the gods - Hermes' winged boots and Athena's mirror-like shield - Perseus kills Medusa! Then a beautiful white horse with wings emerges from Medusa's head. Perseus leaps onto Pegasus and the two return home to rescue Danae and give thanks to the gods. This thrilling adventure story about family loyalty, bravery and cooperation provides a wonderful introduction to the classical Greek myth of Medusa and Pegasus.