The story of Helen and the judgement of Paris, of the gathering Heroes and the seige of Troy; of Achilles and his vulnerable heel, reared by the Centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus, the last of the Heroes, his plan for the wooden Horse and his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece. With a beautiful introduction by best-selling author Michelle Paver, and additional endmatter including an author profile, who’s who, activities, glossary and more.
Roger Lancelyn Green (1918–1987) was a biographer of children’s writers and a reteller of myths, legends, and fairy tales. He was a member of the Oxford literary group the Inklings, along with J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis.
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Published by Puffin Books May 10, 2012| 224 Pages| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9780141341965