Retold in clear contemporary language and coupled by illustrations, find out how Hercules fairs in his twelve daunting tasks. Hercules is set twelve impossible tasks. They range from destroying the many-headed Hydra to fetching the goddess Hera's golden apples. Each one will test Hercules, and if he triumphs, make him a hero. Does Hercules have the strength, courage and cunning to complete all twelve tasks? Discover why this myth of Hercules is still famous today, even after thousands of years.Enjoy delving into the lives of ancient Greek heroes with the Classic Greek Mythology Series. Discover many adventures, from fighting monsters, to undertaking life-threatening tasks and attempting to achieve the impossible. Clear language and beautiful artwork makes it easier for young readers to engage with these epic stories.
Saviour Pirotta is the award-winning author of over one hundred fiction and nonfiction books for children. His works have been translated into 28 languages. Originally from Malta, he now lives in England. Gerald Kelley's work has been featured in children's books, educational materials and short story magazines. He has illustrated for a number of clients, including Scholastic, Macmillan and QED. Gerald lives in Denver, Colorado, where he enjoys long hiking with his dog.