The golden hoard : myths and legends of the world / Geraldine McCaughrean ; illustrated by Bee Willey.

Author
McCaughrean, Geraldine [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
First United States edition.
Published/​Created
New York, N.Y. : M.K. McElderry, 1996.
Description
vi, 130 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm

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Summary note
A collection of twenty-two myths and legends, retold from many lands and many cultures.
Contents
  • The golden wish (a Greek myth)
  • Shooting the sun (a Chinese myth)
  • George and the dragon (a Persian myth)
  • Skinning out (an Ethiopian myth)
  • Robin Hood and the golden arrow (an English legend)
  • Brave quest (a Native American myth)
  • Saving time (a Polynesian myth)
  • The lake that flew away (an Estonian legend)
  • Admirable hare (a legend from Ceylon)
  • All roads lead to Wales (a Welsh legend)
  • Rainbow snake (an Australian myth)
  • Juno's Roman geese (a Roman legend)
  • John Barleycorn (an American myth)
  • The singer above the river (a German legend).
  • How music was fetched out of heaven (a Mexican myth)
  • Whose footprints? (a myth from the Gold Coast)
  • The death of El Cid (a Spanish legend)
  • The man who almost lived forever (a Mesopotamian legend)
  • Stealing heaven's thunder (a Norse myth)
  • Anansi and the mind of God (a West Indian myth)
  • How men and women finally agreed (a Kikuyu myth)
  • First snow (a Native American myth).
ISBN
  • 0689807414
  • 9780689807411
LCCN
95078242
OCLC
34575806
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