Tales of the Greek Heroes Paperback / softback
Part of the Puffin Classics series
Paperback / softback
Puffin Classics - the world's favourite stories - relaunched with exciting new covers. Tales of the Greek Heroes contains 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. The book includes a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more.. 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. The Puffin Classics relaunch includes:A Little PrincessAlice's Adventures in WonderlandAlice's Adventures Through the Looking GlassAnne of Green GablesBlack BeautyHans Andersen's Fairy TalesHeidiJourney to the Centre of the EarthLittle WomenPeter PanTales of the Greek HeroesThe Adventures of Huckleberry FinnThe Adventures of King ArthurThe Adventures of Tom SawyerThe Call of the WildThe Great Adventures of Sherlock HolmesThe Jungle BookThe OdysseyThe Secret GardenThe Wind in the WillowsThe Wizard of OzTreasure Island
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