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The Tale of Troy - (Puffin Classics) by Roger Lancelyn Green (Paperback)

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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.
  • 10 Years
  • 6.9" x 5.0" Paperback
  • 224 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Classics
  • Series Name: Puffin Classics

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About the Book



A masterful retelling of the last great legend of the Heroic age. This is the story of Helen and the judgment of Paris; of the gathering of the heroes and the siege of Troy; of Achilles with his vulnerable heel; and of Odysseus, the last of the Heroes.



Book Synopsis



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.



About the Author



Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918 and lived in Oxford and at his family home in Cheshire, which the Greens had owned for more than 900 years. He loved storytelling and was fascinated by traditional fairy tales, myths and legends from around the world. He was a professional actor, a librarian and a teacher. His retellings include Egyptian, Greek and Norse legends, plus a retelling of Robin Hood. He also wrote many books for adults, including a biography of his friend C. S. Lewis, creator of the The Chronicles of Narnia. Roger Lancelyn Green died in 1987.
Dimensions (Overall): 6.9 Inches (H) x 5.0 Inches (W) x .8 Inches (D)
Weight: .34 Pounds
Suggested Age: 10 Years
Number of Pages: 224
Series Title: Puffin Classics
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Classics
Publisher: Puffin Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Roger Lancelyn Green
Language: English
Street Date: May 10, 2012
TCIN: 91628784
UPC: 9780141341965
Item Number (DPCI): 247-18-6501
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.8 inches length x 5 inches width x 6.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.34 pounds
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