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Myths and legends of the world

Author: Alli Brydon; Julia Iredale
Publisher: Carlton, Victoria ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet, 2019.
Series: Lonely Planet kids.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Retells twenty-one myths and legends from around the world, including tales featuring gods and goddesses, talking fish, and clever spiders.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Folk tales
Illustrated works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alli Brydon; Julia Iredale
ISBN: 9781788683081 1788683080 9781788683074 1788683072
OCLC Number: 1124924692
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
AFRICA: The creation of the world --
The tale of the ghosts and the flutes --
The story of the bat and sun --
Anansi and the box of stories --
EUROPE: The Selkies --
The fisherman and his wife --
Athena, Arachne, and the dueling looms --
ASIA: Ganesh --
Pangu and Nuwa --
Nyai Loro Kidul, queen of the sea --
OCEANIA: The legend of Māui --
Uluru --
The rainbow serpent --
THE AMERICAS: Coyote steals fire for the people --
The white buffalo calf woman --
The legend of Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl --
The hero twins visit the Underworld --
The Mapinguary --
El Alicanto --
THE ARCTIC: Sedna, the mother of the sea --
Neikija and the Northern Lights.
Series Title: Lonely Planet kids.
Responsibility: retold by Alli Brydon ; illustrated by Julia Iredale.

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Retells twenty-one myths and legends from around the world, including tales featuring gods and goddesses, talking fish, and clever spiders.

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