Perseus and the Gorgon by Rob Lloyd Jones


Perseus and the Gorgon by Rob Lloyd Jones

A brand new retelling of the Greek myth, Perseus and the Gorgon . Perseus is determined to rescue Andromeda, even though it means facing the hideous Gorgon, Medusa, whose glare turns warriors to stone - Fantastic illustrations by Simona Bursi give a very modern feel to this classic tale. A new title in Young Reading Series Two , part of the Usborne Reading Programme . Aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. Developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a Principal Lecturer in Education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.


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About the Author

Rob Lloyd Jones

Rob Lloyd Jones never wanted to be a writer when he grew up. He wanted to be a fireman. Or a polar explorer. Or a deep-sea diver. And sometimes a pirate too. But, when it came down to it, he didn’t much like fire, or ice, or sharks, or even swords. So he decided to write about them instead. Since then, he’s written several books on subjects ranging from animals at war to the history of Islam. He loves it. But he still dreams about being a fireman.

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64 pages


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2011



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