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    • ISBN:9781445152356
    • Publication date:26 Apr 2018
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Athena

By Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore
Illustrated by Andrew Tunney

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Exciting, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story, appropriate for 6-8 year olds, in which YOU are the hero.

YOU are Athena, goddess of the ancient Greeks. Your father Zeus banishes you from Olympus, home of the gods.
Now you must travel to confront Zeus, and get back your powers ... This is a choose-your-own-destiny adventure where YOU are the hero.

This is a title in the interactive I HERO Legends series - where the reader plays the part of a legendary hero! In each adventure the reader makes a choice that affects how the story progresses - it really is 'decide-your-own-destiny!

Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore (more commonly known as the 2Steves), and illustrated by Andrew "2Hands" Tunney.

Age appropriate for 6 to 8 year olds and more sensitive readers. Also suitable for reluctant readers and less confident older readers. Printed using a font approved by the British Dyslexia Association.

Biographical Notes

Steve Barlow studied at Warwick University and Nottingham University, and worked at various times as a teacher, actor, stage manager and puppeteer. Then he went to teach in Botswana, where a valid excuse for students not handing in their homework was 'A goat ate it, sir!'. On his return to the UK he met Steve Skidmore, and the rest is hysteria.
Steve Skidmore is shorter than Steve Barlow and less hairy. He went to Nottingham University to supposedly read English, but spent most of his time playing sport and doing a variety of summer jobs including counting pastry pie lids (yes, really). He trained as a teacher of Drama, English and Film studies, before teaming up with Steve Barlow to become a full time author.

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  • ISBN: 9781445152349
  • Publication date: 26 Apr 2018
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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