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How do you solve a problem like a Hopeless Hero?

How do you solve a problem like a Hopeless Hero?


Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero. This five-book collection follows the adventures of Tim Baker as he travels back in time and meets legendary Greek Gods. Only, sometimes they make his life a little complicated.

Readers aged 6+ will love diving into the world of Tim Baker and his (sort of) friend Hercules. Great for fans of Who Let The Gods out and the Percy Jackson series. Sweet Cherry Publishing

have also created these super cool activity packs, which you can download for free here.

Hopeless Heroes is a fantastic series for kids obsessed with history and ancient myths. Discover the stories of Hercules, Arachne, Apollo and even more Greek Gods and heroes. Each Hopeless Heroes book comes with free read-along audio perfect for long journeys.

Hopeless Heroes: The Greek God Collection (5 Book Collection) is available now for only £9.99!


Here Comes Hercules

When Tim Baker breaks his mum’s favourite vase, it’s the least of his problems. The Greek hero he’s released is in danger of doing far worse. To the flowers, the rug—Oh, no! Not the kitchen!

Hercules is only trying to be helpful but he’s just hopeless. It’s time to send this dim demigod home before Tim becomes ancient history.

Hera’s Terrible Trap

Tim Baker thinks his adventures are over until he hitches a ride to Ancient Greece on a stolen vase.

Soon Tim finds himself trapped with an army of peacocks and a hero who can’t stop admiring himself.

Put that mirror down, Theseus!

Thank the gods his new friend Zoe is there to help. Just don’t tell her dad…

Arachne’s Golden Gloves

How do you bring a statue to life? Tim and Zoe think they know. If only Jason would help and someone didn’t keep looking at them like flies in a web. Juicy, wriggly, yummy–

Enough, Arachne!

Oh well, at least the time-travelling vase is in good hands. Well, god hands. The god of thieves and liars’ hands. Uh oh …

Problems with Pythagoras

Tim Baker’s got problems: he’s failing maths, banished from Ancient Greece, and confused about what to call Mum’s new boyfriend. What makes a good father anyway? Is it strength, courage and–


–like Hercules believes? Is it attractiveness? Wisdom? Intelligence? Does it have anything to do with beans? Let the Labours of Larry/Mr Green begin!

Apollo’s Mystic Message

Why is Tim’s picture on an ancient oil flask at the British Museum? Is Hera planning to trap him with it? How? When? Tim needs a god who can see the future … I said A GOD WHO CA –

And I said no autographs!

Only one thing’s certain: with puking punks, pomegranate grenades and possible butterfly tornadoes, it’s about to get chaotic.

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