Cultures all over the world have great heroes and heroines whose exploits have made them the stuff of legend. In this wondrously illustrated atlas, explore some of the great figures of mythology and their incredible exploits.
From Heracles of Greece, to Maui of the Pacific, to the Empress Jingu of Japan, The Atlas of Heroes and Heroines is full of fascinating stories of bravery and cunning. From the author and illustrator of The Atlas of Monsters.
This book is suitable for readers between 7 and 12 years of age.
Sandra Lawrence is an author and journalist from London. She is the author of two history books for age 9-12: Grisly History: Death and Destruction and Grisly History: Trials and Treachery, for Weldon Owen. Sandra has written for all the broadsheets and regularly contributes features to the Daily and Sunday Telegraph. She has also written for magazines, including Marie Claire and Country Life.
Stuart Hill is an illustrator and designer from Lincolnshire, England. He studied illustration at the University of Lincoln. His clients include Life and Style magazine, Proctor & Clarke and Autoweek magazine. He is especially interested in printed textures, hand-lettering and map illustration.