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North American Myths and Legends

Myths & Legends from Around the World S.

By (author) Philip Ardagh
Illustrated by Olivia Rayner
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pavilion Books, London, United Kingdom
Imprint: Belitha Press Ltd
Published: 22nd May 1998
Dimensions: w 220mm h 290mm
Weight: 441g
Interest age: 8-12
Reading age: 9-12
ISBN-10: 1855617587
ISBN-13: 9781855617582
Barcode No: 9781855617582
Synopsis
Long before people could read or write, stories were passed on by word of mouth. Every time they were told, they changed a little, with a new character added here and a twist to the plot there. From these ever-changing tales, myths and legends were born. In this retelling of 12 North American myths and legends this book attempts to give each story greater relevance by placing it in the context of its time and place in the world. It includes a brief biography of the many heroes, villains and gods who appear in the tales. Each one is illustrated with artwork that is intended to transport children to a fantasy kingdom of larger than life heroes, trickster gods and terrifying kings.

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