Young Hercules is challenged by the King to carry out seven labours - no problem, although the King is less impressed when he brings back the evidence and stinks out the palace. * Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language. * Text type - A playscript of a traditional tale. * Pages 30 and 31 feature a `wanted poster' for a your man answering to Hercules description, providing a great starting point for lots of speaking, listening and writing activities. * Curriculum links - Citizenship: Taking part, Living in a diverse world, Animals and us. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.