Heracles, known often by his Roman name - Hercules, was one of the most favoured heroes in Ancient Greece. The son of Zeus, thought to be a favourite of Athena, the tales of Heracles would have been told all across the ancient greek world. He travels with Jason, is met in the Underworld by Odysseus and had a great cult following. But of all the stories of Heracles, the greatest is his Twelve Labours.
I have reimagined these for children. The below instalments can be enjoyed as stand alone stories, or you can read them in order and discover (or rediscover) this great epic. Enjoy!