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Step into a world of heroes, monsters and death-defying deeds! This book collects together rip-roaring adventure stories and larger- than-life myths from ancient Greece. You'll discover:
• How quick-witted Theseus slew a bull-headed beast and escaped an impossible maze
• How mighty Heracles started his career as a monster hunter when he was still a baby
• How the Greeks won their war against the Trojans with a huge wooden horse
• And much more!
Perfect for all young history lovers, aged 8+.
ABOUT THE SERIES: Monstrous Myths retells traditional myths with a child-friendly emphasis on scary and weird elements. These humorous, cheeky and irreverent books are jam-packed with real facts about the beliefs of ancient cultures. Featuring witty, anarchic cartoons, this series makes history accessible and fun for young readers.
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Clare specializes in non-fiction books for children of pre- and primary school age. She has been shortlisted for the prestigious Aventis Junior Science Prize, and won a dozen Practical Pre-School Gold Awards.