Japanese Mythology

Japanese Mythology

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by Jim Ollhoff
     
 

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Who is Hachiman? What is the Seven Gods of Fortune? Why are myths so important in our lives? Myths are a rich source of history. People use them to make sense of our world. Even before myths were written down, people told and retold the stories of the gods and goddesses of their homeland. Readers of Japanese Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their

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Who is Hachiman? What is the Seven Gods of Fortune? Why are myths so important in our lives? Myths are a rich source of history. People use them to make sense of our world. Even before myths were written down, people told and retold the stories of the gods and goddesses of their homeland. Readers of Japanese Mythology will learn the history of myths, as well as their deeper meaning. From the ruler of the heavens Amaterasu to Ryujin, the dragon-king of the sea, this book helps kids understand the myths that shape and direct people's lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617147234
Publisher:
ABDO Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/15/2011
Series:
World of Mythology Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,186,402
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
820L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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Japanese Mythology 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
testmonkey More than 1 year ago
should have more stories and better illustrations.