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Story of Hercules (Children's Thrift Classics)

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Story of Hercules (Children's Thrift Classics)

by Bob Blaisdell


Quick Overview

This delightful book for young readers tells the story of the immensely strong hero from his birth to his death and final ascension of Mount Olympus to live among the gods. Along the way young readers will enjoy Hercules' many exploits, including slaying the Nemean lion, battling the centaurs, and dispatching the nine-headed hydra.


Young readers will be spell bound by the story of Hercules, the legendary hero of heroes whose name is synonymous with strength and adventure. The immortal strongman narrates a gripping tale that begins with his birth to a mortal woman admired by Zeus and concludes with his ascension to the glorious halls of Olympos. This easy to read version, enhanced with 16 new illustrations by Thea Kliros, is a wonderful initiation to the drama and splendor of ancient myths. Youngsters already familiar with Hercules from television and film versions will enjoy reading about the other feats by the intrepid hero. Size 0.24" H x 8.26" L x 5.2" W, 96 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9780486297682
Author Bob Blaisdell
Age Group 8-14
Book Type paperback

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