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North American myths & legends

Author: Philip Ardagh; Olivia Rayner
Publisher: Chicago : World Book, 2006, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 2006 revised printingView all editions and formats
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A collection of traditional tales from North America, reflecting the cultures of Native Americans, European settlers, and African Americans.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ardagh, Philip.
North American myths & legends.
Chicago : World Book, 2006, ©2002
(OCoLC)735519720
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Ardagh; Olivia Rayner
ISBN: 9780716626213 0716626217
OCLC Number: 232610479
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Myth or legend? --
Native North Americans --
Tales of the great hare --
The quest for healing --
The crying that defeated a God --
Black bird, bright skies --
The curse of the snake's meat --
The giant of the logging camps --
The man who planted trees --
The king of the wild frontier --
Mama and the hairy man --
Brer Rabbit and the tar baby --
When people had wings --
Coyote and the story of death --
Myths and legends resources --
Who's who in myths and legends --
Myths and legends glossary.
Other Titles: North American myths and legends
Responsibility: as told by Philip Ardagh ; illustrated by Olivia Rayner.

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A collection of traditional tales from North America, reflecting the cultures of Native Americans, European settlers, and African Americans.

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