Achilles is the son of a king and a goddess and also the best warrior in Greece. So when Prince Paris claims Helen from a Greek King, and Troy declares war, everyone knows that Achilles will be vital to the Greek cause. With the help of the gods, can young Achilles lead his fellow countrymen to victory against the Trojans? about this title: A Barefoot Books Feature Title for 2012. Latest in the Advanced Readers collection, joining Robin Hood and The Adventures of Odysseus. Lyrical retelling of one of the most important works of literature in the western cannon. Writing and illustration true to ancient style, while still feeling exciting and modern.