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Children's book of mythical beasts & magical monsters.

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Shares stories of heroes and monsters from cultures around the world.

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Wadsworth Library - Geneseo J 398.24 CHI (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
52150300228822
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780756686055
  • ISBN: 0756686059
  • Physical Description: 142 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
  • Publisher: London ; DK, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
In the beginning -- The raven who stole the light -- Mama Quilla -- A nation born -- Rainbow snake -- Maori gods -- Maui, the tiny trickster -- Sedna and the trickster raven -- Kaang and the world tree -- The first people -- Ancient Greek gods -- How evil came into the world -- Flood stories -- Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca -- Egyptian gods -- A tale of four seasons -- The underworld -- A tall story -- Magical Circe -- Odysseus and the sirens -- Shapeshifters -- Werewolves -- Giant bird and monster whale -- Monsters of the deep -- Sacred animals of ?China -- Monkey king's mischief -- Crafty tricksters -- Anansi, the wise spider -- Eros and Psyche -- Plant legends -- Midas, king of fools -- Helpful Nisse -- Hidden folk -- Beware of Bunyip -- Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the fair -- Sinister sack man -- Warrior heroes -- Norse gods -- Thundering Thor -- Going for gold -- Mythical creatures -- Indian gods -- Goddess Durga -- Okuninushi and the white rabbit -- Heracles, the hero -- Warrior heroines -- Theseus and the Minotaur -- Perseus and Medusa -- Trojan war -- Jason and the golden fleece -- Oedipus, the tragic hero -- Dragons -- Beowulf and Grendel the ogre -- The Knights of the round Table -- Elixir of life -- Gilgamesh, the tyrant -- Lost kingdoms -- City of gold (El Dorado) -- Robin Hood -- Happily ever after -- Tell us a story!
Summary, etc.:
Shares stories of heroes and monsters from cultures around the world.
Subject: Animals, Mythical > Juvenile literature.
Monsters > Juvenile fiction.
Animals, Mythical.
Monsters.


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