Greek Heroes: Top Ten Myths and Legends!

Illustrator: Marcia Williams

Binding: Paperback

Imprint: Walker Books

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Age 5+

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Discover the magical myths and legendary heroes of Ancient Greece with award-winning author-illustrator Marcia Williams.
Travel back in time with goat-footed Pan to explore the myths and legends of Ancient Greece. Meet the mighty gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus and some of the worlds best-loved heroes and heroines. In this book you'll find the stories of Perseus, slayer of Medusa the gorgon; tragic lovers Orpheus and Eurydice; daring Heracles who fearlessly completed twelve Labours and many more. The lively text and humorous cartoon style make these stories accessible and fun for younger readers.


Marcia Williams is a critically acclaimed author-illustrator who has illustrated and retold many literary classics for children with her distinctive comic-strip style. From Shakespeare and Dickens to the Canterbury Tales and King Arthur, her humorous illustrations are hugely popular all over the world. Recent titles include The Fantastic Book of Feelings and The Vikings: Raiders, Traders and Adventurers! She won the SLA Award for Outstanding Contribution to Information Books.


A great introduction to the Greek heroes for younger readers […] well-researched and delivered in a sensitive and age-appropriate manner […] It is an altogether charming production, and certainly deserves a place in any junior school’s library.

English 4-11

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