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The great deeds of heroic women

Author: H M Saxby
Publisher: New York : Peter Bedrick Books, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Visions of spectacular women drawn from myth and legend, history and folklore.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Folklore
Legends
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H M Saxby
ISBN: 0872263487 9780872263482
OCLC Number: 23768400
Description: 151 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Ancient Greece: Aphrodite --
Demeter --
Altalanta --
Circe --
Medea --
Ancient China : Guanyin --
Jewish champions : Rahab and the fall of Jericho --
Esther --
Judith and Holofernes --
Ancient Arabia : Bilquis --
Scheherazade --
A warrior queen : Boadicea --
Saints and holy women --
Joan of Arc --
Against the odds : The hunter maiden of the Zuni people --
Vasilissa the beautiful --
Pocahontas --
Mary Bryant.
Responsibility: retold by Maurice Saxby ; illustrated by Robert Ingpen.

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Visions of spectacular women drawn from myth and legend, history and folklore.

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