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Egyptian mythology

Author: Jim Ollhoff
Publisher: Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub. Co., ©2011.
Series: World of mythology (ABDO Publishing Company)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Myths are a rich source of history. People use them to make sense of our world. Even before myths were written down, people told and retold the stories of the gods and goddesses of their homeland. Readers of Egyptian Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their deeper meaning. From the sun god Amon-Ra to the good king Osiris, this book helps kids understand the myths that shape and direct people's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Ollhoff
ISBN: 9781617147197 1617147192
OCLC Number: 654814897
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The mighty myth --
Land of the pyramids --
The soul of Egypt --
Creation --
The sun god --
The origin of death and disease --
The good king Osiris --
Mummies and the afterlife --
Other gods and goddesses --
Magic.
Series Title: World of mythology (ABDO Publishing Company)
Responsibility: Jim Ollhoff.

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Myths are a rich source of history. People use them to make sense of our world. Even before myths were written down, people told and retold the stories of the gods and goddesses of their homeland. Readers of Egyptian Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their deeper meaning. From the sun god Amon-Ra to the good king Osiris, this book helps kids understand the myths that shape and direct people's lives.

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An introduction into Egyptian mythology.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-05-04) Good Permalink

With the popularity of the "Percy Jackson" series students are interested in reading about Gods and Goddesses. This book provides an intro into Egyptian mythology. Recommend for older elementary students and up who are interested in learning more about Egypt and its myths. Each myth has an art rendition...
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