Legends! Battles and Quests by Anthony Horowitz

Legends! Battles and Quests

Written by Anthony Horowitz

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Bestselling author Anthony Horowitz retells some of his favourite myths and legends from around the world with his hallmark vigour and energy. This one is Battles and Quests and the second one is Beasts and Monsters. He has put in the ingredients he would have enjoyed most as a boy reader – blood, jokes and lots of fast paced action.
In Battles and Quests he includes favourites such as The Minotaur and Romulus and Remus as well as less familiar stories such as Given to the Sun from the Incas and The Ugly Wife which is a Celtic tale. The result is two volumes of high drama revolving around some colossal characters.


Legends! Battles and Quests by Anthony Horowitz

This title includes King Arthur, The Minotaur, Inca legends and more!

About the Author

Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz is the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider books and the Power of Five Series. He has enjoyed huge success as a writer for both children and adults. He was invited by the Ian Fleming estate to write the James Bond novel, Trigger Mortis and his most recent novel, Magpie Murders was a Sunday Times bestseller. Anthony also wrote the highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk and Moriarty. He has won numerous awards, including the Bookseller Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award, the Children's Book of the Year Award at the British Book Awards, and the Red House Children's Book Award. In 2014 Anthony was awarded an OBE for Services to Literature. Click here to read more information about the author.

Anthony Horowitz discussed Russian Roulette in a special live event streamed into schools on Monday 16th June. For more information go to www.alexrider.com/horowtizlive or watch it on the window below.

Anthony Horowitz was our Guest Editor in June 2011 - click here to see the books he chose.

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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

7th May 2010




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