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The golden hoard : myths and legends of the world

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean; Bee Willey
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : M.K. McElderry, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A collection of twenty-two myths and legends, retold from many lands and many cultures.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCaughrean, Geraldine.
Golden hoard.
New York, N.Y. : M.K. McElderry, 1996
(OCoLC)605549793
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine McCaughrean; Bee Willey
ISBN: 0689807414 9780689807411
OCLC Number: 34575806
Description: vi, 130 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The golden wish (a Greek myth) --
Shooting the sun (a Chinese myth) --
George and the dragon (a Persian myth) --
Skinning out (an Ethiopian myth) --
Robin Hood and the golden arrow (an English legend) --
Brave quest (a Native American myth) --
Saving time (a Polynesian myth) --
The lake that flew away (an Estonian legend) --
Admirable hare (a legend from Ceylon) --
All roads lead to Wales (a Welsh legend) --
Rainbow snake (an Austalian myth) --
Juno's Roman geese (a Roman legend) --
John Barleycorn (an American myth) --
The singer above the river (a German legend). How music was fetched out of heaven (a Mexican myth) --
Whose footprints? (a myth from the Gold Coast) --
The death of El Cid (a Spanish legend) --
The man who almost lived forever (a Mesopotamian legend) --
Stealing heaven's thunder (a Norse myth) --
Anansi and the mind of God (a West Indian myth) --
How men and women finally agreed (a Kikuyu myth) --
First snow (a Native American myth).
Responsibility: Geraldine McCaughrean ; illustrated by Bee Willey.

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A collection of twenty-two myths and legends, retold from many lands and many cultures.

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