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Tales of the Greek Heroes
Contributor(s): Green, Roger Lancelyn, Riordan, Rick (Introduction by), Langford, Alan (Introduction by)
ISBN: 0141325283     ISBN-13: 9780141325286
Publisher: Puffin
    OUR PRICE: $6.29  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: March 2009
Annotation: Some of the oldest and most famous stories in the world -- the adventures of Perseus, the labors of Hercules, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts -- are vividly retold in this single connected narrative of the Heroic Age, from the coming of the Immortals to the fall of Troy. With fresh dialogue and a brisk pace, the nineteen myths of this version are enthrallingly vivid.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Mythology, Greek; Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Greek.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Classics
- Juvenile Fiction | Legends, Myths, Fables | Greek & Roman
Dewey: 292.1/3
LCCN: bl2009005817
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Puffin Classics
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 7.00" H x 5.25" W x 1.00" (0.55 lbs) 269 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 52300
Reading Level: 8.2   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 9.0
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Contributor Bio(s): 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.