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In the beginning : creation stories from around the world

Author: Virginia Hamilton; Barry Moser
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An illustrated collection of twenty-five myths from various parts of the world explaining the creation of the world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002.
In the beginning.
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1988
(OCoLC)581804854
Online version:
Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002.
In the beginning.
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1988
(OCoLC)607781075
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Hamilton; Barry Moser
ISBN: 0152387404 9780152387402 0152387412 9780152387419 0152387420 9780152387426
OCLC Number: 17619680
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1989.
Description: xi, 161 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Pea-pod man: Raven the creator --
Finding night: Quat the creator --
Endless sea of mud: Death the creator --
Bursting from the hen's egg: Phan Ku the creator --
Traveling to form the world: Old Man the creator --
First man becomes the devil: Ulgen the creator --
Turtle dives to the bottom of the sea: Earth Starter the creator --
Moon and Sun: Mawu-Lisa the creators --
Bandicoots come from his body: Karora the creator --
Spider Ananse finds something: Wulbari the creator --
Woman who fell from the sky: divine woman the creator --
Man copies god: Nyambi the creator --
Frost giant: Imir the creator --
Owner of the sky: Olorun the creator --
Marduk, god of gods: Apsu and Tiamat the creators --
Four creations to make man: Maker and Feathered Serpent the creators --
Angry gods: Ta-aroa the creator --
Sun, life, wind, and death : God Lowa the creator --
Sun-god and the dragon: God Ra the creator --
Separation of earth and sky: Sedi and Melo the creators --
First man, first woman: Yahweh the creator --
Coming of all things: the Greek creators --
God brings fire to man: Prometheus the creator --
Pandora: Zeus the creator --
In the beginning: Elohim the creator.
Responsibility: told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser.
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An illustrated collection of twenty-five myths from various parts of the world explaining the creation of the world.

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