A collection of incredible voyages from all over the world, made in the quest of honour, glory, or dazzling rewards, to challenge terrible monsters or obliterate enemies. It includes "Thor", "Odysseus", "Sindbad", "Gilgamesh", and the "Quest for the Holy Grail".
Phillip Steele is a highly experienced children's book writer. He is the author of Find Out About Ancient Egypt, Find Out About the Incas and Find Out About the Vikings, and the co-author of Raiders of the North, Swords and Samurai, Sungods and Sacrifice and Gods and Gladiators (all by Southwater). Philip's other published works include: I Wonder Why Pyramids Were Built (Kingfisher); A City Through Time (Dorling Kindersley); My Best Book Of Mummies (Kingfisher); The Incas and Machu Picchu (Prentice Hall); I Wonder Why Castles Had Moats (Kingfisher); The Egyptians and the Valley of the Kings; and Thor Heyerdhal and the Kon-Tiki Voyage (both by Prentice Hall).