Tales of the Greek Heroes (Puffin Classics) (Paperback)

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By Roger Lancelyn Green, Rick Riordan (Introduction by)
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Description


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.

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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780141325286
ISBN-10: 0141325283
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: March 5th, 2009
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Puffin Classics