'Two Tales Of Brothers From Ancient Mesopotamia' - Kids' Book Read Aloud With John Heffernan

The ancient civilisations of Mesopotamia, located in what is now Iraq, Syria and Kuwait, produced one of the world's great heroic sagas, the Epic of Gilgamesh.

In this exciting, live retelling, well-known Australian author John Heffernan brings two stories from the tale to thrilling life for young readers. Sit back, grab some popcorn and enjoy Two Tales of Brothers from Ancient Mesopotamia.

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John Heffernan is a well-known, award-winning Australian author who has written for children and teenagers in a variety of genres and styles, from picture books to young adult novels, reality to fantasy. He has written more than 50 books for young readers, over a wide range of genres and age groups.

A journey through Afghanistan led to an ongoing interest in that country and inspired the writing of Naveed: Through My Eyes. Naveed won the 2015 YABBA Honour Book Award for Readers in Years 7-9, and was shortlisted again for YABBA in that category for 2016.