James Riordan has traveled the world collecting folktales and has published over thirty volumes of tales from different countries. The Twelve Labours of Hercules won the UK Reading Association Award 1998. He is Emeritus Professor at the University of Surry and Visiting Professor at the University of Worcester, as well as holding honorary degrees from Birmingham, London, Moscow and Grenoble. He regularly reviews children's books for The Times., and his autobiography, Comrade Jim: the spy who played for Spartak, was published in 2008 by Fourth Estate.
Jason and the Golden Fleeceby James Riordan
A retelling of Greek mythology's most ancient epic tale of the first great western hero, this book goes back to the very first recorded full version of the story written by Apollonius of Rhodes. It combines Ancient Greek vase pastiche with high realism and exciting artwork.
- Frances Lincoln Children's Books
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- Product dimensions:
- 8.70(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.43(d)
- Age Range:
- 7 - 10 Years
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