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Grandfather Mountain : stories of Gods and heroes from many cultures

Author: Burleigh Mutén; Siân Bailey
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Barefoot Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains eight folklore stories about grandfathers collected from a variety of countries around the world.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Burleigh Mutén; Siân Bailey
ISBN: 1841487899 9781841487892
OCLC Number: 54537046
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Grandfather Mountain / North American --
Seneca --
Orunmila meets Eshu on the road / Nigerian --
Yoruba --
The sons of Rangi and Papa-tu-a-nuku / New Zealand --
Maori --
Quetzalcoatl creates the first people / Mexico --
Aztec --
Asklepios: healer of the ancient world / Greece --
Merlin and the giants' ring / England --
Brave-and-Swift-Impetuous-One slays the serpent / Japan --
Shinto --
The war between the giants / Ireland --
Celtic.
Responsibility: retold by Burleigh Mutén ; illustrated by Siân Bailey.

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