Greek mythology comes alive in this action-packed tale of the world's strongest man! There were many gods and goddesses said to have lived on Mount Olympus, but none were as powerful or as righteous as Hercules! Introduce your children to the magic and wonder of ancient Greece in this thrilling tale of a boy destined to be a hero. Hercules, the son of Zeus, was supposed to be a king. A spiteful goddess, Hera, helped another boy - Eurystheus - capture the title, and a lifelong struggle began. Eurystheus might have got the throne, but Hercules was born with powers greater than any mere mortal. Soon, his awe-inspiring feats begin to threaten Eurystheus' power. Eurystheus and Hera come up with a terrible plan that strips Hercules of his will and his good name. To prove himself worthy once again, Hercules must conquer the Nemean lion... defeat the cunning of Cerebus, the dog of the Underworld... battle the 9-headed Hydra... fight a bird with a steel beak... all in his epic quest for justice. Children will love this exciting adventure of the noble hero and learn important lessons about responsibility, forgiveness and the true meaning of friendship.