Biography for Tales of the Greek Heroes


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Rick Riordan is the author of the New York Times bestselling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.

Roger Lancelyn Green (author) was a British author primarily known for his retellings of Greek and Egyptian myths, including Tales of the Greek Heroes, The Tales of Troy, and Tales of Ancient Egypt


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Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918 and lived in Oxford and at his family home in Cheshire, which the Greens had owned for more than 900 years. He loved storytelling and was fascinated by traditional fairy tales, myths and legends from around the world. He was a professional actor, a librarian and a teacher. His retellings include Egyptian, Greek and Norse legends, plus a retelling of Robin Hood. He also wrote many books for adults, including a biography of his friend C. S. Lewis, creator of the The Chronicles of Narnia. Roger Lancelyn Green died in 1987.

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