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Mighty mountains : the facts and the fables

Author: Finn Bevan; Diana Mayo
Publisher: London ; New York : Children's Press, ©1997.
Series: Landscapes of legend.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Describes some of the world's best known mountains, including Mount Olympus, Mount Ararat, and Mount Fuji, and the stories connected with them.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Folklore
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Finn Bevan; Diana Mayo
ISBN: 0516262998 9780516262994 0516203487 9780516203485
OCLC Number: 35968952
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 31 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Explaining the Earth --
Home of the Gods : Mount Olympus, Greece --
Cast from Olympus --
Himalayan heaven : Mount Kailash, Tibet --
The churning of the ocean of milk --
Hills of the Lord : Mount Ararat, Turkey, and Mount Sinai, Egypt --
Moses and the ten commandments --
African ancestors : Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, and Mount Kenya, Kenya --
The Kikuyu find a home --
Fire mountain : Mount Fuji, Japan --
The fire god and the mountains --
Mountains of the dreamtime : Uluru and Katajuta, Australia --
The battle for Uluru.
Series Title: Landscapes of legend.
Responsibility: Finn Bevan ; illustrated by Diana Mayo.

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Describes some of the world's best known mountains, including Mount Olympus, Mount Ararat, and Mount Fuji, and the stories connected with them.

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