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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.



Step back in time to the battles and sieges of Ancient Greece to when the beautiful Helen of Sparta is abducted by Paris, a prince of Troy, and the Greek fleet sets sail to seek their vengeance on him.

About the Author
Roger Green (Author)
Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918. He loved storytelling and was fascinated by traditional fairy tales, myths and legends from around the world. His retellings include Egyptian, Greek and Norse legends, plus a retelling of Robin Hood. He died in 1987.

Michelle Paver (Introducer)
Michelle Paver was born in Malawi in 1960 and moved to England when she was three. After gaining a degree in biochemistry from Oxford, she became a partner in a City law firm, but gave that up to write full-time. To research her stories about animals and the distant past, she has travelled in the Arctic, the Mediterranean and Egypt, swum with dolphins and killer whales, and encountered bears, boars and wolves. She is the author of the internationally bestselling Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, the final book of which won the 2010 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.



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Book Information
ISBN 9780141341965
Author Roger Green
Format Paperback
Page Count 240
Imprint Puffin Classics
Publisher Penguin Random House Children's UK
Weight(grams) 200g
Dimensions(mm) 178mm * 129mm * 15mm

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