Do Not Open!

The Story of Pandora's Box

Do Not Open!

(Part of Ready-to-Reads)
Illustrated by: Dani Jones
For Ages: 5 - 7
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Learn the story of Pandora’s Box in this beautifully illustrated Level 2 Ready-to-Read retelling of the myth, from Goddess Girls author Joan Holub!

When Pandora receives a shiny, gold box that says “Do Not Open!” she is so curious that she ignores the warning and opens it! Hundreds of bugs are let loose to fill the world with trouble. Pandora feels horrible until she finds something else in the box that can help: a fairy called Hope.

This Ready-to-Read retelling of the story of Pandora’s Box is an ideal introduction to mythology for beginning readers.
  • Simon Spotlight | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442484979 | 
  • March 2014 | 
  • Grades K - 2 | 
  • Lexile 230L
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About the Author

Joan Holub

Joan Holub has authored and/or illustrated over 140 children’s books, including the Goddess Girls series, the Heroes in Training series, the New York Times bestselling picture book Mighty Dads (illustrated by James Dean), and Little Red Writing (illustrated by Melissa Sweet). She lives in North Carolina and is online at