Gods and Heroes

by Robert Edward Francillon 

Description:  One of the best introductions to Greek mythology for children. Includes the stories of all the prominent gods and heroes, woven together into a continuous narrative, ending with a full treatment of the twelve labors of Hercules.

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Ages:  8-12
Length:  262 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  None
Year published:  2007
ISBN:  978-1-59915-085-7
Genres:  Literature, Greek Mythology

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Table of Contents

1. Saturn
2. The Gods and the Giants 
3. The First Man 
4. The Great Flood 
5. The Stories of Latona and Niobe 
6. The Flayed Piper 
7. Too Much Gold 
8. The Critic 
9. The Laurel 
10. The Hyacinth 
11. The Sun-Flower 
12. The Narcissus 
13. Presumption 
14. Diana 
15. Minerva 
16. The God of Fire 
17. Love and the Soul 
18. Mercury and Iris 
19. Neptune 
20. The King and Queen of the Dead 

21. The Kingdom
22. Orpheus and Eurydice 
23. The Man Who Never Died 
24. The Adventures of Perseus 
25. The Golden Fleece 
26. A Lost Secret 
27. The Champion of Athens 
28. The Oracle 
29. His First Labor: The Lion 
30. His Second Labor: The Hydra 
31. His Third Labor: The Stag 
32. His Fourth Labor: The Boar 
33. His Fifth Labor: The Augean Stable 
34. More Labors 
35. His Eleventh Labor: The Garden of the Hesperides 
36. His Twelfth Labor: The Descent into Hades 
37. The Choice of Hercules 
38. The Tunic of Nessus 
39. The Apple of Discord

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