Hercules the Hero (White Wolves
Myths and Legends)
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|Format: ||Paperback, 48 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 September 2008|
Tony Bradman's masterful retelling of the classic Greek legend - the 12 labours of Hercules.Hercules is famous throughout Greece for his heroism and strength. Butwhen the immortal Goddess Hera hears of hisreputation, she decides to put it to the test. This is the beginning ofthe challenges facing Hercules as he struggles to complete twelve seemingly impossible tasks.
Part of the specially-commissioned White Wolves fiction range for 7-11 year olds, written in consultation with the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education.Each year group will have three stand-alone titles and accompanyingTeachers' Guides to support guided reading lessons in the classroom.This book ties in with themes demanded by the NLS for Year 3: myths andlegends.The series is already garnering praise in the press: 'It's a pleasureto read commissioned work which fulfils its brief so imaginatively' Books for Keeps.A retelling of the Hercules story by best-selling author, Tony Bradman.
About the Author
Tony Bradman is a well-known and highly respected children's writer. His Dilly the Dinosaur titles help make him one of the top ten most-borrowed authors from libraries, Magnificent Mummies was a WBD recommended read in 2004 and sold 250,000 copies.
A & C Black Publishers Ltd|
19.8 x 12.9 x 0.4 centimetres (0.03 kg)|
5-9 years |