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Title:
Children's book of mythical beasts & magical monsters.
Title Variants:
Mythical beasts & magical monsters

Mythical beasts and magical monsters
ISBN:
9781465474629

9780606413381
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : DK Publishing, 2018.

©2011
Physical Description:
142 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Nature and nation: in the beginning -- The raven who stole the light -- Mama Quilla -- A nation born -- Rainbow snake -- Maori gods -- Maui, the tiny tirckster -- 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 -- Magic and mayhem: 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 Kings'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 -- Quests and battles: 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 gold 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 every after -- Tell us a story!
Abstract:
Retells and explains mythical stories passed down through the generations by ancient cultures from around the world on such topics as heroes, creation, monsters, gods, and immorality.
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