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The Resource A first book of myths : myths and legends for the very young from around the world, stories retold by Mary Hoffman ; illustrated by Roger Langton, Kevin Kimber

A first book of myths : myths and legends for the very young from around the world, stories retold by Mary Hoffman ; illustrated by Roger Langton, Kevin Kimber

Label
A first book of myths : myths and legends for the very young from around the world
Title
A first book of myths
Title remainder
myths and legends for the very young from around the world
Statement of responsibility
stories retold by Mary Hoffman ; illustrated by Roger Langton, Kevin Kimber
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Simplified retellings of Greek and Roman myths, including those about Icarus, the boy whose father made him wings, and King Midas, who had the golden touch
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoffman, Mary
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
4.6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Langton, Roger
  • Kimber, Kevin
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology, Classical
  • Mythology, Classical
  • Mythology
  • Mythology
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A first book of myths : myths and legends for the very young from around the world, stories retold by Mary Hoffman ; illustrated by Roger Langton, Kevin Kimber
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fall of Icarus (Greek) -- The golden touch (Greek) -- Andromeda (Greek) -- Wolf babies (Roman) -- Coyote dances with a star (Native American) -- The first corn (Native American) -- A newborn warrior (Aztec) -- How the animals got their shapes (Australian) -- How butterflies began (Australian) -- Balder the Beautiful (Norse) -- Rama and Sita (Indic) -- The enchanted island (Ancient Egyptian) -- The kingdom under the sea (Japanese) -- The crocodile and the baby (African)
Control code
ocm39981191
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780789439734
Lccn
98037667 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39981191
  • (Sirsi) a640213
Label
A first book of myths : myths and legends for the very young from around the world, stories retold by Mary Hoffman ; illustrated by Roger Langton, Kevin Kimber
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fall of Icarus (Greek) -- The golden touch (Greek) -- Andromeda (Greek) -- Wolf babies (Roman) -- Coyote dances with a star (Native American) -- The first corn (Native American) -- A newborn warrior (Aztec) -- How the animals got their shapes (Australian) -- How butterflies began (Australian) -- Balder the Beautiful (Norse) -- Rama and Sita (Indic) -- The enchanted island (Ancient Egyptian) -- The kingdom under the sea (Japanese) -- The crocodile and the baby (African)
Control code
ocm39981191
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780789439734
Lccn
98037667 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39981191
  • (Sirsi) a640213

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