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Author Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002.
Title In the beginning : creation stories from around the world / told by Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Barry Moser.
Pub Info San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1988.
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Edition 1st ed.
Descript xi, 161 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Audience 700L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader UG 4.5 3 3 30669
Bibliog. Bibliography: p. [159]-161.
Awards Newbery Honor Book, 1989.
Summary An illustrated collection of twenty-five myths from various parts of the world explaining the creation of the world.
Contents Pea-pod man: Raven the creator -- Finding night: Quat the creator -- Endless sea of mud: Death the creator -- Bursting from the hen's egg: Phan Ku the creator -- Traveling to form the world: Old Man the creator -- First man becomes the devil: Ulgen the creator -- Turtle dives to the bottom of the sea: Earth Starter the creator -- Moon and Sun: Mawu-Lisa the creators -- Bandicoots come from his body: Karora the creator -- Spider Ananse finds something: Wulbari the creator -- Woman who fell from the sky: divine woman the creator -- Man copies god: Nyambi the creator -- Frost giant: Imir the creator -- Owner of the sky: Olorun the creator -- Marduk, god of gods: Apsu and Tiamat the creators -- Four creations to make man: Maker and Feathered Serpent the creators -- Angry gods: Ta-aroa the creator -- Sun, life, wind, and death : God Lowa the creator -- Sun-god and the dragon: God Ra the creator -- Separation of earth and sky: Sedi and Melo the creators -- First man, first woman: Yahweh the creator -- Coming of all things: the Greek creators -- God brings fire to man: Prometheus the creator -- Pandora: Zeus the creator -- In the beginning: Elohim the creator.
Subject Creation -- Mythology.
Add Author Moser, Barry.
ISBN 0152387404
0152387412 (ltd. ed.)
9780152387419 (ltd. ed.)
0152387420 (pbk.)
9780152387426 (pbk.)
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