Children's Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Monsters

Author: DK
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Pub Date: 25/02/2015
ISBN: 9780241189412
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Quick overview Helps you discover the infamous beasts and magical monsters that dwell in mythology. This title reveals a world of mythology and magic. It helps you discover the tales and amazing worlds that these beasts and monsters inhabit, from Grendel's attack on Beowulf to Aztec legends and the fall of Atlantis.
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From Ancient Greek gods to werewolves, dragons to the City of Gold, enter into the world of myths, beasts, and magical monsters in this brilliant myth compendium for kids.

A vibrant introduction to myths and legends for children, the Children's Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Monsters introduces both classic stories and some that you may have never heard before. Stunning images bring the myths to life, while character biographies highlight all the information you need to truly understand the story being told.

Discover the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece, learn all about the thundering Thor, and wonder at the deeds of the ancient hero, Heracles. Find out all about mythical quests and battles, from the gods and heroes of the Trojan War to the Knights of the Round Table's quest for the Holy Grail. Read up on the myths of many world cultures, such as the Russian witch Baba Yaga and the tricksy Polynesian demi-god Maui, and marvel at the similarities in myths from around the world, from the many monsters of the deep to stories of shapeshifters in Ancient Egypt, Australia, and elsewhere.

All these fantastical tales and more are in the Children's Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Monsters, the perfect guide to heroes, monsters, and everything inbetween.

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