Tales of the Greek Heroes

Tales of the Greek Heroes


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The mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the adventures of Perseus, the labours of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, to Odysseus and the Trojan wars. Introduced with wit and humour by Rick Riordan, creator of the highly successful Percy Jackson series.

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ISBN-13: 9780141325286
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 03/05/2009
Series: Puffin Classics Series
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 70,628
Product dimensions: 6.98(w) x 5.04(h) x 0.91(d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918 and lived in Oxford and at his family home in Cheshire, which the Greens had owned for more than 900 years. He loved storytelling and was fascinated by traditional fairy tales, myths and legends from around the world. He was a professional actor, a librarian and a teacher. His retellings include Egyptian, Greek and Norse legends, plus a retelling of Robin Hood. He also wrote many books for adults, including a biography of his friend C. S. Lewis, creator of the The Chronicles of Narnia. Roger Lancelyn Green died in 1987.

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