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Roger Lancelyn Green - Author

About the Author

Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918 in Norwich, England. He studied under C. S. Lewis at Merton College, Oxford, where he obtained a B.Litt. degree. He died in October 1987.

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Tales of the Greek Heroes

Tales of the Greek Heroes

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green, Rick Riordan Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/04/2012

The mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the adventures of Perseus, the labours of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, to Odysseus and the Trojan wars.

Tale of Troy

Tale of Troy

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2007

"e;It is in my mind,"e; said Zeus, "e;to cause the great and glorious war of Troy, that shall be famous to the end of time."e; The Tale of Troy tells of the last great adventure of the Heroic Age. It is the story of Helen and the judgment of Paris; of the gathering of the heroes and the siege of Troy; of Achilles, reared by the centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus, his great strategy of the Wooden Horse, and of his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece. These legends have been told again and again, passed down for over three thousand years. This masterly retelling makes them as vivid and exciting as they were all those years ago.

Tales of the Greek Heroes

Tales of the Greek Heroes

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2007

Gods and heroes are brought to life in this masterful retelling of the legends and tales of ancient Greece.Here are the great stories of the Heroic Age, from the myths of the making of the universe to the death of Heracles-also called Hercules. Set against the colorful background of Greece and the Aegean, the adventures of heroes such as Perseus the Gorgon-slayer, Dionysus, Theseus, and Jason and the Argonauts once again come to life.In this skillful retelling, these tales are as vivid and exciting as when they were first told three thousand years ago. With just the right levels of complexity, action, and adventure, this volume will satisfy listeners of all ages. The story of ancient Greece is continued in The Tale of Troy.

The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green, John Boyne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/1995

The classic story of social justice and outrageous cunning. Robin Hood, champion of the poor and oppressed, stands against the cruel power of Prince John and the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham. Taking refuge in the vast Sherwood Forest with his band of men, he remains determined to outwit his enemies. With an introduction by bestselling author John Boyne, and including child-friendly endnotes.

The Adventures Of Robin Hood

The Adventures Of Robin Hood

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/1994

The story of Robin Hood, said Roger Lancelyn Green can never die, nor cease to fire the imagination. Like the old fairy tales it must be told and told again, for it is touched with enchantment. Placing his hero's legendary history in the reign of Richard I of England. Roger Lancelyn Green has used as his sources the ballads, romances and plays, as well as the literary retellings of Noyes, Tennyson, Peacock and Scott. In this literary mosiac he has brought to life a character who is the archetypal outlaw and popular champion of the poor. Walter Crane, one of the masters of children's book illustration, created the drawing for a retelling of the Robin Hood story by Henry Gilbert. published in 1912.

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table Coming of Arthur ; The Knights of the Round Table ; The Quest of the Holy

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table Coming of Arthur ; The Knights of the Round Table ; The Quest of the Holy

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/1994

A legend is born when young Arthur meets Merlin and draws the mighty sword from its stone. This spellbinding retelling brings to life King Arthur and the adventures of his Knights, from the quest for the Holy Grail to the final tragedy of the Last Battle.

Tales of the Greek Heroes Retold from the Ancient Authors

Tales of the Greek Heroes Retold from the Ancient Authors

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/1994

This book presents the great stories of the heroic age - Dionysus , Heracles , Theseus , The Quest for the Golden Fleece , and many more.

Myths of the Norsemen

Myths of the Norsemen

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/1994

The great Norse sagas are full of magic and heroic deeds. Odin's wanderings, Thor's hammer, the death of Bakkur, the vision of Ragnarok - tales which have been told since time immemorial - are given a fresh life in this version, written as one continuous exciting adventure story. With a brilliant introduction by Guardian Children's Fiction prize-winner, Michelle Paver. Puffin Classics contain additional endnotes for children including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more.

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