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Tales of the Greek Heroes (Puffin Classics)

Tales of the Greek Heroes (Puffin Classics)

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green
Series: Puffin Classics
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Description

This title features 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.


This edition is introduced with wit and humour by Rick Riordan, and includes background information on the author and Greek mythology. First published 1958; this edition 2009.

Author description

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.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780141325286
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Puffin Classics
  • : November 2008
  • : 178mm X 129mm X 22mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Classic fiction
  • : line drawings throughout
  • : Roger Lancelyn Green
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : en
  • : 304