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Title Children's book of mythical beasts & magical monsters : introduction to fascinating myths and legends from around the world / senior designer: Sonia Whillock-Moore ; myth consultant: Neil Philip.
Pub Info London ; New York : DK, 2011.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 291 CHI     AVAILABLE
 Orleans-Children's Room  J 291 CHIL     AVAILABLE
Descript 142 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Note Subtitle from cover.
Includes index.
Contents 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 "A captivating introduciton to global myths, legends, and folklore, from Aboriginal Dreaming to the Greek heroes" -- Back cover.
Subject Animals, Mythical -- Juvenile literature.
Monsters -- Juvenile fiction.
Add Author Whillock-Moore, Sonia.
Philip, Neil.
DK Publishing, Inc.
Alt Title Children's book of mythical beasts and magical monsters
Book of mythical beasts & magical monsters
Mythical beasts & magical monsters
Mythical beasts and magical monsters
ISBN 9780756686055 : $24.99
0756686059
Stndrd # 9780756686055
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