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The storytelling star : tales of the sun, moon and stars

Author: James Riordan; Amanda Hall
Publisher: London : Pavilion, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Folklore from around the world tells tales of the heavenly bodies.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Riordan; Amanda Hall
ISBN: 1862052026 9781862052024 1862053898 9781862053892
OCLC Number: 59417369
Description: 60 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The storytelling star (Seneca) --
Birth of the stars (Inca) --
The loving moon star (Chippewa) --
The girl who became the sun (Aztec) --
The making of heaven and earth (Maori) --
Battle of the Northern lights (Saami) --
The little master thief (Norse) --
Perseus and Andromeda (ancient Greece) --
Seventh day of the seventh moon (China).
Responsibility: James Riordan ; illustrated by Amanda Hall.

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These tales will familiarize children with the stars, constellations, Sun and Moon, and introduce them to the storytelling traditions of the world's ancient cultures. Riordan, while researching these  Read more...

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'Stories are like the stars in the sky: they are countless and last for time out of mind.' Native American saying

 
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