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Myths and Legends of the World
  

Myths and Legends of the World (EPUB ebook)

By Kids, Lonely Planet
By Brydon, Alli

Bold reader - open your mystical map and get ready to travel through time with 21 dazzling stories of daring and deceit, reward and punishment. Meet gods, goddesses and demigods, serpents, coyotes, talking fish and clever spiders, and cavort with sea nymphs, mystical women, terri...fying beasts and volcano people - as you discover different tales of how the world began. These powerful, fascinating myths and legends will transport you to every corner of the globe. You'll journey from ancient to modern times, from hot climates to freezing temperatures, from mountaintops to seafloors. The stories in this book link you to past generations; these tales have been passed down through a long line of oral traditions. The souls of ancestors, the lives of heroes and the fates of mortals are waiting to be discovered. Myths and legends are retold by Alli Brydon and beautifully illustrated by Julia Iredale. Myths from Africa include: 'The Creation of the World' from the Kuba people of the Democratic Republic of Congo 'The Tale of the Ghosts and the Flutes' from the Beba people of Cameroon 'Anansi and the Box of Stories' from the Ashanti people of present-day Ghana Myths from Europe include: The Selkies from Scottish mythology 'Athena, Arachne and the Duelling Looms' from Greek mythology Myths from Asia include: Lord Ganesh from the Hindu pantheon 'Nyai Loro Kidul, Queen of the Sea' from Indonesian mythology Myths of Oceania include: 'The Legend of Maui' from Polynesian mythology Uluru from the Anangu people of Australia The Rainbow Serpent from the Aboriginal people of Australia Myths of the Americas include: 'Coyote Steals Fire for the People' from the Native American people of the United States 'The Hero Twins Visit the Underworld' from the Mayan People of Mesoamerica The Mapinguary from Brazilian mythology Myths from the Arctic include: Sedna, the Mother of the Sea from Inuit mythology Niekija and the Northern Lights from Sami Shamanism About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.
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ISBN 9781788686532
Published 1 Oct 2019
Publisher Lonely Planet Global Limited
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Series Lonely Planet Kids

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ISBN-13 9781788686532
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Lonely Planet Global Limited
Imprint Lonely Planet Kids
Released 1 Oct 2019
Publication Country Ireland Ireland
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Kids, Lonely Planet
By Brydon, Alli
Series Lonely Planet Kids
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Astrology, Mysteries & The Unexplained
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Myths & Legends
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Indigenous Peoples
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 398.2
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years

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