Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
The son of Zeus, king of the gods, and a mortal mother, Hercules faces the wrath of Zeus's wife Hera, who resents her illegitimate stepson and vows to bring him misery. She tricks Hercules into performing a series of twelve seemingly impossible labors. Is Hercules strong enough to foil her scheme?
The legend begins -- Fantastic creatures -- Great challenges -- Extraordinary prizes -- Above and below.