Kingfisher Treasury of Myths and Legends

Kingfisher Treasury of Myths and Legends




Ann Pilling has gathered a collection of tales from around the globe that includes different genres and voices and that introduce a variety of cultural experiences. The clear, open text and story lengths make these versions especially suitable to children in the early grades.Among the great tales included are the Greek myths of Persephone and King Midas, the Norse myth The Death of Balder, the Celtic myth The Unicorn, the Native American Iroquois myth Naming the Winds, and a West African legend Iyadola's Babies that explains why the Earth Mother's children are so many different colors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780753456354
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication date: 06/20/2003
Series: Story Collections
Pages: 93
Product dimensions: 1.11(w) x 1.11(h) x 1.11(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Ann Pilling's eleven books for children include the award-winning Henry's Leg and Kingfisher's acclaimed A Kingfisher Treasury of Bible Stories, Poems, and Prayers for Bedtime.

Kady MacDonald Denton has illustrated numerous titles for Kingfisher, including A Child's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes, In the Light of the Moon by Sam McBratney, and two collections written by Ann Pilling, The Kingfisher Book of Bible Stories and The Kingfisher Treasury of Myths and Legends. She is also the creator of several picture books. She lives in Manitoba, Canada, and received the prestigious Governor General's Award for her work.

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