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Myths & legends

Author: Anthony Horowitz; Tim Stevens
Publisher: London : Kingfisher, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Reformatted edView all editions and formats
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The sagas of Zeus, Isis, Thor and Beowulf are some of the best-known adventure stories ever told. This collection of over 30 myths and legends, retold by Anthony Horowitz, includes:"Isis and Osiris";  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Horowitz; Tim Stevens
ISBN: 0753408899 9780753408896
OCLC Number: 53346397
Notes: Previous edition: 1991.
Description: 271 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "Isis and Osiris" (Egyptian); "Pyramus and Thisbe" (Babylonian); "The Judgement of Paris" (Greek); "The Seven Pomegranite Seeds"(Greek - "Demeter and Persephone"); "The Spinning Contest (Greek - "Arachne and Athena"); "The Story of the Pan Pipes" (Greek); "Glaucus and Scylla" (Greek - Circe); "The Achilles Heel - (Greek); "The Mares of Diomedes" (Greek - Hercules); "Pandora's Box" (Greek); "The Gorgon's Head" (Greek - Perseus); "Orpheus in the Underworld" (Greek); "The Riddle ofthe Sphinx" (Greek - Oedipus); "Procrustes and his Magic Bed (Greek); "The Eye of the Cyclops" (Greek - Odysseus); Narcissus (Greek); "The Minotaur" (Greek - "Theseus"); "The Hounds of Actaeon (Greek); Romulus and remus" (Roman); "The Dragon and Saint George" (English); "The Grendel" (Anglo-Saxon - "Beowulf"); "The Ugly Wife" (Celtic - King Arthur); "Nidud the Cruel (Norse - "Volund the Blacksmith"); "The Death of Nornagest (Norse); "The Stolen Hammer of Thor" Norse); "The Wishes of Savitri (Indian); "The Great Bell of Peking" (Chinese); "The Monkey who would be King" (Chinese); "The First eclipse" (Japanese); "The Fabulous Spotted Egge" (Cheyenne Indian); "Gerguiaguiatugo" (Bororo Indian); "The Ten Fingers of Sedna" (Eskimo); "Given to the Sun" (Inca); "Catching the Sun" (Inca; "Catching the Sun" (Polynesian); "Death and the Boy" (West African).
Other Titles: Kingfisher book of myths & legends
Myths and legends
Responsibility: retold by Anthony Horowitz ; illustrated by Tim Stevens.

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