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The Resource Cool mythology : filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages, Malcolm Croft

Cool mythology : filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages, Malcolm Croft

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Cool mythology : filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages
Title
Cool mythology
Title remainder
filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages
Statement of responsibility
Malcolm Croft
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This fun book is a fascinating introduction to world mythology, broken up into handy bite-sized chunks. It covers all the main world mythologies, including Sumerian, Incan, African, Native American, African, Egyptian, Persian, Hindu, Norse and, of course, Greek and Roman, including the famous Olympians (Zeus, Hera, Poseidon and others). It begins with a selection of creation myths from different cultures (for example the Dreamtime of Aboriginal Australian mythology) and delves into individual stories from mythology, such as Perseus meeting Medusa and Pandora's box. It covers fantastical mythological creatures from the fearsome Manticore from Persian legend to the modern-day Yeti, plus giants, dragons and the Phoenix. It explores mythological places like Atlantis and various versions of the afterlife, from the idyllic Arthurian Avalon to the rather less pleasant Yomi, the dark and gloomy underworld of Japanese mythology. Ancient myths are still relevant to today's society, explaining traditions and giving lasting moral lessons
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Primary school age
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Cool mythology : filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages, Malcolm Croft
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn958290030
Dimensions
16 x 21 cm
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9781910232842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour map
System control number
(OCoLC)958290030
Label
Cool mythology : filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages, Malcolm Croft
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn958290030
Dimensions
16 x 21 cm
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9781910232842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour map
System control number
(OCoLC)958290030

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