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Author McCaughrean, Geraldine.
Title Starry tales / Geraldine McCaughrean ; illustrated by Sophy Williams.
Pub Info New York : Margaret McElderry Books, c2001.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 398.2 MCC     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Descript 103 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.9 2 2 59491
Originally published: Great Britain : Orchard Books, 1998.
Audience "Ages 8-12"--Jkt.
Summary Fifteen myths about the sun, the moon, and the stars from different cultures and countries.
Contents Starbright, starspite : a North American Indian story -- The bat and the basket : a Kono myth from Sierra Leone -- Shooting stars : an Arabian story -- Divorce : a story from Togo, West Africa -- The devil's worse invention : a French folktale -- The giant who stole the sun : a story from Afghanistan -- The bridge of magpies : a story from China -- Orion's downfall : a story from Ancient Greece -- The wonderful doctor : a story from Ancient Greece -- The giant under the house : a story from Guatemala -- The heart of the moment : a story from the Cook Islands -- The many-colored llama : a story from Peru -- The cockatoo and the white gum tree : an Aboriginal story from Australia -- Great bear, little bear : a story from Ancient Rome -- The watched pot : a Basque story from Spain.
Subject Cosmology -- Folklore.
Genre Fiction.
Subject Cosmology -- Folklore.
Add Author Williams, Sophy.
ISBN 0689830157 : $21.00
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