Re-told by Robin Hood author Roger Lancelyn Green (1918-1987), these stories include the great myths of Amen-Ra, Isis and Osiris; of the Bennu Bird; the Book of Thoth; and others. Following story-telling patterns and myths that still exist today, there are also tales about magic, treasure and adventure - even the first Cinderella story! 214 pages, softcover. Ages 8-12.
These stories include the great myths - of Amen-Ra, who created all the creatures in the world; of Isis, seaching the waters for her dead husband Osiris; of the Bennu Bird and the Book of Thoth. But there are also tales told for pleasure about magic, treasure and adventure - even the first ever Cinderella story.
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.