The Heavenly Zoo: Legends and Tales of the Stars

The Heavenly Zoo: Legends and Tales of the Stars

by Lurie, Monica Beisner
     
 

Sixteen legends of the constellations and how they got their names, taken from such varied sources as ancient Greece, Babylon, Egypt, Sumeria, the Bible, Norway, the Balkans, Indonesia, and the American Indians.  See more details below

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Sixteen legends of the constellations and how they got their names, taken from such varied sources as ancient Greece, Babylon, Egypt, Sumeria, the Bible, Norway, the Balkans, Indonesia, and the American Indians.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
An admirable collection of legends-from India to Indonesia, from ancient Greece and Rome to the Bible-explains mythical origins of various constellations; jewel-like portraits enhance the book's appeal. Ages 7-11. (Mar.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780374429270
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
03/01/1996
Edition description:
SUNBURST
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.51(h) x 0.18(d)
Lexile:
1030L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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