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Parthenope, a Papa Sam Story free pdf This is the first children's book to tell the myth of Parthenope, one of the Sirens. She failed to lure Ulysses to crash on the island and threw herself into the ocean. Poseidon rescued her and turned her into a mermaid and brought her to Naples Bay. Parthenope sang to the people of Naples and they gave her seven ingredients from which the recipe for Pastiera, a sweet easter pie, was developed by Poseidon's chefs. She presented the pie to the mayor of Naples and it has been made ever since. Naples was first called Parthenope and its university is named after Parthenope. A recipe for the Pastiera is included in the book. The watercolor illustrations by Randy Gallegos are colorful, intimate, expressive, and of excellent artistic quality. The book was inspired by my five grandchildren and the creation of Pastiera for Easter dinner. Papa Sam was named after my grandfather Sam and my late brother, Sheldon, who was quite interested in myths. My plan is to have other Papa sam stories of myths or other stories.

About Bruce Heckman

I am Bruce Heckman, a 72 year old physician who has been writing poetry, stories, and song lyrics since I was nine years old. I hve had a few things published and produced two CD's with lyrics that I composed. HMy five grandchildren were the inspiration to put the story in book form with wonderful illustrations. I hve not been able to find any evidence of a previous retelling of the myth in any children's literature. The myth was found while researching a recipe for Pastiera, a sweet Easter pie. I made the pie and read the myth to the children. The childrens' and grandchildrens' reactions and suggestions for modifying the story's telling encouraged me greatly and brought about the creation of Papa Sam.

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Author : Bruce Heckman
Publisher : Papa Sam Publishers
Data Published : 22 January 2015
ISBN : 0692365354
EAN : 9780692365359
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 28 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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