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Cool Mythology von Malcolm Croft

Cool Mythology Malcolm Croft

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Zusammenfassung

This fun book, part of the popular Cool series, is a fascinating introduction to world mythology, broken up into handy bite-sized chunks. It includes creation myths, legends and stories, fantastical creatures such as giants, dragons and the Phoenix, and mythological places like Atlantis and Avalon.

Cool Mythology Zusammenfassung

Cool Mythology: Filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages Malcolm Croft

This fun book, part of the popular Cool series, is a fascinating introduction to world mythology, broken up into handy bite-sized chunks. It covers all the main world mythologies, including Sumerian, Incan, African, Native American, African, Egyptian, Persian, Hindu, Norse and, of course, Greek and Roman, including the famous Olympians (Zeus, Hera, Poseidon and others).

It begins with a selection of creation myths from different cultures (for example the Dreamtime of Aboriginal Australian mythology) and delves into individual stories from mythology, such as Perseus meeting Medusa and Pandora's box. It covers fantastical mythological creatures from the fearsome Manticore from Persian legend to the modern-day Yeti, plus giants, dragons and the Phoenix. It explores mythological places like Atlantis and various versions of the afterlife, from the idyllic Arthurian Avalon to the rather less pleasant Yomi, the dark and gloomy underworld of Japanese mythology.

Ancient myths are still relevant to today's society, explaining traditions and giving lasting moral lessons. But most of all, they're entertaining adventures that connect us to the past - and this book is the perfect introduction to how cool mythology really is.

Word count: 20,000

Über Malcolm Croft

Malcolm Croft doesn't like to brag, but he does like all things to do with space, stars and the universe. His passion for astronomy started when at the age of four his dad took him to watch space shuttle Discovery launch from Cape Canaveral. He's been looking up ever since. Malcolm is a writer of popular reference books and is based in London. Born in the north-east of England and now living in London, Damien Weighill is renowned for his quirky and fun illustrations. He has worked with a wide and international range of clients including Adidas, Ford and The Guardian.

Zusätzliche Informationen

NPB9781910232842
9781910232842
191023284X
Cool Mythology: Filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages Malcolm Croft
Neu
Gebundene Ausgabe
Pavilion Books
2016-08-11
112
N/A
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