Ten wonderful retellings of ancient myths and legends all about mythical heroes. These stories are taken from ancient Greek, Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Mayan, European, and Middle Eastern cultures. Some readers will be familiar with, such as the story of Theseus and the Minotaur. Others will be less familiar, such as the Persian story about a hero called Rostram. Myths and ancient civilisations are a core element of the curriculum at KS2 and inclusions in this series, Ten of the Best Myths, of stories from Mayan, Japanese, Indian, Roman, Persian and American cultures - an many others - will both fascinate and educate young readers.