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Myths and folk tales around the world

Author: Robert R Potter; H Alan Robinson
Publisher: New York : Globe Book Company, [1963]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Myths and folk tales from around the world.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Potter; H Alan Robinson
OCLC Number: 1333758
Description: 371 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Old, old stories --
The way the world began --
From Greece and Rome --
The myth of Phaeton --
Daedalus and Icarus --
Ceres and Persephone --
Orpheus and Eurydice --
Prometheus and Pandora --
Pygmalion --
Baucis and Philemon --
Echo and Narcissus --
King Midas and the golden touch --
King Midas and Apollo --
Ulysses and Circe --
Ulysses and the Sirens --
Ulysses and the Cyclops --
Ulysses returns home --
Cupid and Psyche --
The trial of Psyche --
From northern Europe --
The hammer of Thor --
The twilight of the gods --
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight --
Lady Godiva and Peeping Tom --
Robin Hood to the rescue --
The death of Robin Hood --
The Pied Piper of Hamlin --
William Tell --
From Eastern Europe --
The Evil Eye --
The Golden Fish --
Career of Igor Ivanov --
The farmer and the snake --
From the Middle East --
A story inside a story inside a story --
The Caliph's contest --
Abu the wag --
Abu's return to life --
From the Far East --
Chang Fu-Yen and the wise judge --
A husband for Tama --
The great bell of China --
The lazy man of Laos --
From Africa --
The man who owned the Moon --
The lion and Mr. Hunger --
Kintu and the law of love --
Goso, the teacher --
From the Americas --
The daughter of the stars --
The Blue Man of the North --
How Pocahontas saved my life --
Davy Crockett kills a bear --
Abraham Lincoln and Anne Rutledge --
George Washington and the cherry tree.
Responsibility: Robert R. Potter ; H. Alan Robinson, consulting editor.

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