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Stella Tarakson - Author

About the Author

Stella graduated with a law degree, but writing was always her passion. Before long, she left her 'sensible' job and plunged into the world of publishing. She has now written over 30 books. As the daughter of Greek immigrants, Stella was steeped in Greek mythology, and she uses her love of Greece in her books.

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Odysseus' Trojan Trick

Odysseus' Trojan Trick

Author: Stella Tarakson Illustrator: Nick Roberts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Book 8 in the Hopeless Heroes series that takes readers on fun adventures back to Ancient Greece! Agatha has been taken prisoner and it's up to Tim and friends to save her. But how? They'd have to trick Hera, sneak into her fortress, past her army - it seems impossible! Impossible? Did I say it was impossible when- Okay, Odysseus, but Hera's soldiers are armed to the teeth, tempers are hot, and whoever heard of a Trojan Peacock? About the Hopeless Heroes series: Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero. Readers aged 7+ will love diving into the world of Tim Baker and his (sort of) friend Hercules. Illustrations throughout.

Hades' Pet Hellhound

Hades' Pet Hellhound

Author: Stella Tarakson Illustrator: Nick Roberts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Book 9 in the Hopeless Heroes series that takes readers on fun adventures back to Ancient Greece! What the Hades? Tim's used to solo time-travel but now there's a 'friend' along for the ride. I'll get you for this, Cinderella! When things go south after some bird spotting, Tim has to avoid being burnt alive, eaten alive or dead alive. But the Underworld is full of dangers, and the local music isn't exactly lifting his spirits. About the Hopeless Heroes series: Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero. Readers aged 7+ will love diving into the world of Tim Baker and his (sort of) friend Hercules. A great series to bridge the gap before the Percy Jackson series.

Jason's Wild Winds

Jason's Wild Winds

Author: Stella Tarakson Illustrator: Nick Roberts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Book 6 in the Hopeless Heroes series that takes readers on fun adventures back to Ancient Greece! All Tim wanted was advice on keeping his model boat afloat, but when Zoe is injured, only Jason and the Argonut can help him to save her. Lose the sail, little bro! There's no joyriding allowed, but with bronze men and Grey Women - not to mention an old windbag to deal with, Tim's still got that sinking feeling... About the Hopeless Heroes series: Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero. Readers aged 7+ will love diving into the world of Tim Baker and his (sort of) friend Hercules. Illustrations throughout.

Hopeless Heroes: The Greek God 10 Book Collection

Hopeless Heroes: The Greek God 10 Book Collection

Author: Stella Tarakson Illustrator: Nick Roberts Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 06/02/2020

This ten book collection follows the adventures of Tim Baker as he travels back in time and meets legendary Greek Gods. Only, sometimes they make his life a little complicated... Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero. Readers aged 6+ will love diving into the world of Tim Baker and his (sort of) friend Hercules. Great for fans of Who Let The Gods Out and the Percy Jackson series. Online activity packs can be found at www.sweetcherrypublishing.com

Time's Up, Tim!

Time's Up, Tim!

Author: Stella Tarakson Illustrator: Nick Roberts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Book 10 in the Hopeless Heroes series that takes readers on fun adventures back to Ancient Greece! Breaking news: Hera is loose in the modern day and giving London an Ancient Greek makeover. That is until her son arrives to steal her thunder. Did someone say thunder? Tim's final adventure is an A to Z of Olympic family drama, and all he has to help is a box he can'topen. Where curiosity was Pandora's weakness, can hope bring our hero strength? About the Hopeless Heroes series: Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero. Readers aged 7+ will love diving into the world of Tim Baker and his (sort of) friend Hercules. A great series to bridge the gap before the Percy Jackson series. All titles are also leveled for classroom use, including GRLs.

Circe's Beastly Feast

Circe's Beastly Feast

Author: Stella Tarakson Illustrator: Nick Roberts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Book 7 in the Hopeless Heroes series that takes readers on fun adventures back to Ancient Greece! It could be Tim's last time in Ancient Greece, but instead of saying goodbye, he's busy trading song titles with Apollo, delivering a package to Narcissus, escaping from Hera and- Holy moly! -making a pig of himself at Circe's table. Meanwhile, his friends have forgotten who he is, so who will save him when it all goes wrong? About the Hopeless Heroes series: Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero. Readers aged 7+ will love diving into the world of Tim Baker and his (sort of) friend Hercules. Illustrations throughout.

Here Comes Hercules!

Here Comes Hercules!

Author: Stella Tarakson Illustrator: Nick Roberts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2018

Book 1 in the Hopeless Heroes series that takes readers on fun adventures back to Ancient Greece! When Tim Baker breaks his mum's favourite vase, it's the least of his problems. The Greek hero he's released is in danger of doing far worse. To the flowers, the rug- Oh, no! Not the kitchen! Hercules is only trying to be helpful but he's just hopeless. It's time to send this dim demigod home before Tim becomes ancient history. Includes a QR code for the free audiobook! About the Hopeless Heroes series: Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero. Readers aged 7+ will love diving into the world of Tim Baker and his (sort of) friend Hercules. A great series to bridge the gap before the Percy Jackson series.

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