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Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero.
This ten 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... Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero. 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. Online activity packs can be found at www.sweetcherrypublishing.com Contains 10 Paperback/softbacks CPSIA choking hazard - No choking hazard warning necessary EU Toy Safety Directive - No warning.
Perfect for young readers aged between 7-9, Hopeless Heroes The Greek God collection is packed full of brilliant kids’ books that make familiar historical characters, modern-day heroes. Follow Tim Baker, a young boy who goes back in time and visits Ancient Greece as he faces adventure after adventure. With engaging characters and hilarious situations, followed by the odd rescue mission - readers will be introduced to Tim’s family and friends who lend him a helping hand, making each book an absolute pleasure to read.
Parents love Hopeless Heroes The Greek God collectionbecause of its side-splitting storylines, laugh-out-loud mayhem and the sheer excitement that awaits Tim in every book. From travelling back in time to causing first-hand chaos, these books are a brilliant set for young readers who are looking for entertainment on every page. Not only will children appreciate the funky and colourful covers on each book, but the illustrations inside really help to bring these stories to life – especially terrific Tim! As young readers shift away from heavy picture books and lean more towards kids’ books with longer paragraphs and more complex sentences, this Hopeless Heroes The Greek God collection helps to bridge the gap by providing just the right amount of images to support the story. A great collection to encourage daily reading that’s fun and aids development, choosing one of these before bed is the ideal way to work your way through these ten titles.
1. Here Comes Hercules 2. Hera’s Terrible Trap 3. Aaachne Golden Gloves 4. Problems with Pythagoras 5. Apollo’s Mystic Message 6. Jason’s Wild Winds! 7. Circe’s beastly feast 8. Odysseus’ Trojan Trick! 9. Hades’ Pet Hellhound 10. Time’s Up Tim
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…
Aaachne 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 - Strength! 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.
Jason’s Wild Winds! All Tim wanted was advice on keeping his model boat afloat, but when Zoe is injured, only Jason and the Argonut can help him to save her. Loose the sail, little bro! Here’s no joyriding allowed, but with bronze men and Grey Women – not to mention an old wind bag to deal with, Tim’s still got that sinking feeling…
Circe’s beastly feast It could be Tim’s last time in Ancient Greece, but instead of saying goodbye, he’s busy trading song titles with Apollo, delivering a package to Narcissus, escaping from Hera and– Holy moly! –making a pig of himself at Circe’s table. Meanwhile his friends have forgotten who he is, so who will save him when it all goes wrong, wrong, wrong?
Odysseus’ Trojan Trick! Agatha has been taken prisoner and it’s up to Tim and friends to save her. But how? They’d have to trick Hera, sneak into her fortress, past her army – it seems impossible! Impossible? Did I say it was impossible when–Okay, Odysseus, but Hera’s soldiers are armed to the teeth, tempers are hot, and who ever heard of a Trojan Peacock?
Hades’ Pet Hellhound What the Hades? Tim’s used to solo time-travel but now there’s a `friend’ along for the ride. I’ll get you for this, Cinderella! When things go south after some bird spotting, Tim has to avoid being burnt alive, eaten alive or dead alive. But the Underworld is full of dangers, and the local music isn’t exactly lifting his spirits.
Time’s Up Tim Breaking news: Hera is loose in the modern day and giving London an Ancient Greek makeover. That is until her son arrives to steal her thunder. Did someone say thunder? Tim’s final adventure is an A to Z of Olympic family drama, and all he has to help is a box he can’t open. Where curiosity was Pandora’s weakness, can hope bring our hero strength?
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