Gods, Goddesses, and Monsters: An Encyclopedia of World Mythologyby Sheila Keenan, Belgin Wedman (Illustrator)
Blazing sun gods, fertile earth goddesses, sacred serpents, wily tricksters, and valiant heroes. Myths are the most powerful and popular stories ever told. This beautiful encyclopedia explores the world's mythologies. Each of its 15 chapters focuses on a particular culture, from Australia to the Americas. Colorful, lively entries describe key mythic figures, stories, and rituals and traditions. Children will discover information about hundreds of mythic figures from Anase to Zeus. They'll find out more about familiar myths and be introduced to important new ones through entries on Athena, Durga, Huang Di, Maui, Osiris, Odin, King Arthur, Gilgamesh, Loki, Yurlungur, Coyote, Quetzalcoatl, Pele, and many, many more.
In this comprehensive encyclopedia of the world's mythological figures, kids will delight in the easy-to-read entries and gorgeous reproductions of the fabulous figures.
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