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Tales of the Greek Heroes, Paperback / softback Book

Tales of the Greek Heroes Paperback / softback

Part of the Puffin Classics series

Paperback / softback

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Rick Riordan, creator of the highly successful Percy Jackson series, introduces this exciting collection from Greek mythology. 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. 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.

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