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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, and Nadine Wickenden.

Hoffman, Mary, 1945- (author.). Langton, Roger, (illustrator.). Kimber, Kevin, (illustrator.). Wickenden, Nadine, (illustrator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown 398.2E HOFFMAN (Text) 75342000340310 Easy Non-Fiction Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting +398.20938 H675 (Text) 51735011885299 Children's department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465475817
  • ISBN: 1465475818
  • Physical Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2018.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The fall of Icarus -- The golden touch -- Andromeda -- Wolf babies -- Coyote dances with a star -- The first corn -- A newborn warrior -- How the animals got their shapes -- How butterflies began -- Balder the Beautiful -- Rama and Sita -- The enchanted island -- The kingdom under the sea -- The crocodile and the baby -- Ten suns in the sky -- Why dogs hate cats -- The dragon of Krakow -- Who's who in first myths.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Mythology, Classical > Juvenile literature.

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