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Author Ollhoff, Jim, 1959-
Title Japanese mythology / by Jim Ollhoff.
Pub Info Edina, MN : ABDO Pub. Co., c2012.
book jacket
 Provincetown-Children's  J 398.20952 Oll     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 26 cm.
Series The world of mythology
World of mythology (ABDO Publishing Company)
Audience 820L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.5 0.5 0.5 147155
Includes index.
"ABDO & Daughters"--P. [4] of cover.
Contents The mighty myth -- Land of the Rising Sun -- The soul of Japan -- The Japanese creation story -- Amaterasu, the Sun goddess -- How O-Kuni-Nushi got a wife -- Jimmu, the first emperor -- The Oni : Japanese devils -- Heroes -- Popular Japanese gods and goddesses -- Glossary.
Summary Introduces popular themes in Japanese mythology, such as creation stories, the Oni, and the Sun goddess Amaterasu, and explains the importance of myth to the country's ancient and modern inhabitants.
Subject Mythology, Japanese -- Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Japanese.
Genre Mythology, Japanese.
ISBN 9781617147234
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