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Hercules: the world's strongest man

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About this book

Young Reading Series 2
Hercules: the world's strongest man

  • A retelling of the action-packed story of Hercules as he completes his most famous set of challenges: the Twelve Tasks.
  • Aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories.
  • Developed in consultation with reading experts from Roehampton University.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, now comprising over 250 books for children learning to read.

Alex Frith

Alex Frith

Alex Frith has been a children's author for more than a decade, covering every topic on Earth, from prehistoric animals to robots with artificial intelligence, and everything under the Sun, from the origins of the Universe to the adventures of Thor, God of Thunder. At home he reads too many comics, and attempts to raise three children with an awful lot of help from his wife, and no help at all from his cat.


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