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Goddesses and heroines : women of myth and legend / Xanthe Gresham-Knight ; illustrated by Alice Pattullo.

Gresham, Xanthe, (author.). Pattullo, Alice, (illustrator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J 202.114 Gresham (Text) 31208913182285 children new book Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780500651919
  • ISBN: 0500651914
  • Physical Description: 127 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 2020.

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Aphrodite, Greece: the girl who created the world -- Isis, Egypt: the emo who flooded the Nile -- Hecate, Greece: the whizz who put Zeus into a spin -- Inanna, Iraq: the daughter who ruled the world -- Mulan, China: the cross-dressing warrior -- Baba Yaga, Russia: the not so-fair-y godmother -- Parvati, India: the mother of many names -- Mayaheul, Mexico: the sleepyhead with infinite energy -- Nangsa, Tibet: the teen who was forced to marry -- Osun, Nigeria: the missing link -- Amaterasu, Japan: the sister no-one can live without -- Simorg, Iran: the bird who renewed the earth -- Bride, Ireland: the shapeshifting ancestor.
Summary, etc.:
Illustrated stories from around the world that celebrate female characters in ancient myths and legends.
Subject: Goddesses > Juvenile literature.
Women > Mythology.

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