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Introduction to mythology for kids : legendary stories from around the world

Author: Zachary Hamby; Kailey Whitman
Publisher: Emeryville, CA : Rockridge Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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"Myths are stories that have been told over hundreds of years to help explain why the world works the way it does. They're filled with powerful magic, mysterious monsters, and fantastical beasts, but also brave heroes on exciting adventures that teach us about right and wrong. From the Japanese myth of Momotarō The Peach Boy and his loyal animal friends to the Slavic myth of Vasilisa the Wise and her enchanted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zachary Hamby; Kailey Whitman
ISBN: 9781647393205 1647393205
OCLC Number: 1196377205
Description: xviii, 85 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Momotarō the Peach Boy --
Gilgamesh and Enkidu --
Vasilisa the Wist --
Anasi and the Sky God's stories --
Finn MacCool faces a giant --
Thor and Loki in the Land of the Giants --
Maui slows the Sun --
Gluscabi and the wind eagle --
The dragon's pearl --
The search for the magic lake --
Phaethon and the Chariot of the Sun --
Isis and Oriris.
Responsibility: Zachary Hamby ; illustrated by Kailey Whitman.

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"Myths are stories that have been told over hundreds of years to help explain why the world works the way it does. They're filled with powerful magic, mysterious monsters, and fantastical beasts, but also brave heroes on exciting adventures that teach us about right and wrong. From the Japanese myth of Momotarō The Peach Boy and his loyal animal friends to the Slavic myth of Vasilisa the Wise and her enchanted doll, this beautifully illustrated collection of mythology for kids takes you on a journey through the sands of time. You'll explore diverse cultures across the globe through the incredible tales of gods and goddesses, earth-shattering giants, mighty dragons, magical lakes, and more"--

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