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Beneath the Earth : the facts and the fables

Author: Finn Bevan; Diana Mayo
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, 1998.
Series: Landscapes of legend.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of myths and stories from various cultures which attempt to explain elements of the underground including earthquakes, volcanoes, caves, and springs.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Finn Bevan; Diana Mayo
ISBN: 051620954X 9780516209548
OCLC Number: 38199223
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 31 pages : color illustrations, map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Into the underworld : the goddess and the pomegranate : a Roman ... --
Secret caves: the birth of Zeus : a Greek ... --
Foundations of fire : how Pele found a home : a Hawaiian ... volcano ... --
The shaking earth : how a giant catfish shook the world : a Japanese ... earthquakes ... --
Springs of life : Finn [MacCool] and the salmon of knowledge : an Irish ... --
Riches from the earth : Andvari's gold : a Viking ...
Series Title: Landscapes of legend.
Responsibility: Finn Bevan ; illustrated by Diana Mayo.

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A collection of myths and stories from various cultures which attempt to explain elements of the underground including earthquakes, volcanoes, caves, and springs.

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