Tales of Ancient Egypt (Puffin Classics)

Author(s): Roger Lancelyn Green


Discover legendary gods, mystery and magic . . . In this thrilling collection of the great myths, you'll encounter Amen-Ra, who created all the creatures in the world; Iris, searching the waters for her dead husband, Osiris; the Bennu bird and the Book of Thoth. But there are also tales told purely for pleasure, about treasure and adventure - and even the first ever story of Cinderella.


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The Puffin Classics series is a perfect marriage of the old and the new. Enjoy some of the best books from the past and find out why and how they inspired some of the best writers of the present. -- Julia Eccleshare Lovereading4Kids

Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918. He loved storytelling and was fascinated by traditional fairy tales, myths and legends from around the world. As well tales from ancient Egypt, his retellings include Greek and Norse legends, plus a retelling of Robin Hood. He died in 1987.

General Fields

  • : 9780141332598
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Puffin
  • : 0.21
  • : May 2011
  • : 178mm X 129mm X 19mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Roger Lancelyn Green
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 398.20932
  • : 234
  • : Illustrations, map