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The Amazing Adventures of Ulysses

The Amazing Adventures of Ulysses

Young Reading Series 2
The Amazing Adventures of Ulysses

  • The classic ancient Greek adventure story retold for children growing in reading confidence.
  • Ulysses faces many challenges on his way home from the Trojan War, including a one-eyed giant, a witch and a many-headed whirlpool monster. Will he survive them all?
  • Charmingly illustrated by Stephen Cartwright.
  • Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.


Key Stage: KS1 E; Age 6+

Lexile Measure: 620L

Book Band: 11 - Lime

CEFR Level: B2

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746080900
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: Stephen Cartwright

Heather Amery

Heather Amery was born and brought up in Bath, Somerset. Heather has written over a hundred books for children, including alphabet books, science and history books, craft books, classical fairy tales, a series for beginner readers called Farmyard Tales, Bible stories, and Greek Myths. She has also compiled word books, song books, and books of poetry.

Reader Reviews

Great retelling
It's the best retelling of the Odyssey that I've come across in a long time, and that's including adult versions. It's the clarity of the narrative that really stands out.

Harriet Albert, 5th April 2008


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