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Title: MYTHS AND LEGENDS
By: Anthony Horowitz
Format: Paperback

List price: £6.99


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ISBN 10: 0753415259
ISBN 13: 9780753415252
Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN
Pub. date: 4 June, 2007
Pages: 304
Description: From a riddling sphinx to a monkey who would be king, this work includes 35 myths and legends from around the world. It provides an introduction to the heroes and monsters of mythology.
Synopsis: From a riddling sphinx to a monkey who would be king, here are 35 timeless myths and legends from around the world. Packed with action and humour, Anthony Horowitz's refreshingly different retellings provide a perfect introduction to the heroes and monsters of mythology, reissued with a brand-new cover and redesigned insides. Stories include: "Isis and Osiris" (Egypt); "Pyramus and Thisbe" (Babylon); "The Judgement of Paris" (Greece); "The Spinning Contest" (Greece); "The Story of the Pan-Pipes" (Greece); "Glaucus and Scylla" (Greece); "The Achilles Heel" (Greece); "The Mares of Diomedes" (Greece); "Pandora's Box" (Greece); "The Gorgon's Head" (Greece); "Orpheus in the Underworld" (Greece); "The Riddle of the Sphinx" (Greece); "Procrustes and his Magic Bed" (Greece); "The Eye of the Cyclops" (Greece); "Narcissus" (Greece); "The Minotaur" (Greece); "The Hounds of Actaeon" (Greece); "Romulus and Remus" (Roman); "The Dragon and Saint George" (English); "The Grendel" (Anglo-Saxon); "The Ugly Wife" (Celtic); "Nidud the Cruel" (Norse); "The Death of Nornagest" (Norse).It also includes: "The Stolen Hammer of Thor" (Norse); "The Wishes of Savitri" (Indian); "The Great Bell of Peking" (China); "The Monkey Who Would be King" (China); "The First Eclipse" (Japan); "The Fabulous Spotted Egg" (Cheyenne Indian); "Geriguiaguiatugo" (Bororo Indian); "The Ten Fingers of Sedna" (Eskimo); "Given to the Sun" (Inca); "Catching the Sun" (Polynesian); and "Death and the Boy" (West African).
Key Stage: UK School Key Stage 2
Publication: UK
Imprint: Kingfisher Books Ltd
Returns: Non-returnable
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