My Encyclopedia of Very Important Myths and Legends

For Little Learners Who Love Fantastic Stories

Author DK
Hardcover
$24.99 US
0"W x 0"H x 0"D  
On sale Aug 20, 2024 | 224 Pages | 978-0-7440-9844-0
| Grades 6-8
This exciting introduction to myths and legends is brimming with magical stories from the very furthest corners of the world.

From the long lost city of Atlantis to the mischievous eight-legged god Anansi, get ready for a world of adventure and magic. Read about vicious beasts, such as the basilisk from Europe and Lumaluma from Australia, and heroes such as Japanese Susano-o, Scandinavian Thor, and Greek Odysseus who battle them. Plunge into dark waters to find the long lost city of Atlantis, the Little Mermaid, and the Loch Ness monster, before taking to the skies to learn about Chinese dragons, the powerful Thunderbird from Native America, and Kutkh from Russia.

Perfect for children ages 5–9, this book contains retellings of favorite myths as well as less well known ones. Dive into a world of heroes, villains, quests, magic, and mysteries to discover myths and legends from a huge range of different cultures. Combining fun facts with charming and colorful illustrations, this book will encourage children’s imaginations to run off to far away lands and learn about stories that have shaped civilizations today.

Learning about myths and legends provides valuable insight for children into other cultures, encouraging them to think about their place in the world, different values, and the similarities and differences between other cultures and their own. It also puts an emphasis on the importance of history and geography. Learning about cultures from all around the world also teaches children to have cultural awareness.

From young historians to fiction lovers, this book is ideal for curious youngsters with a thirst for knowledge. My Very Important Encyclopedia of Myths and Legends will captivate children and get them learning, reading, and having fun.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

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This exciting introduction to myths and legends is brimming with magical stories from the very furthest corners of the world.

From the long lost city of Atlantis to the mischievous eight-legged god Anansi, get ready for a world of adventure and magic. Read about vicious beasts, such as the basilisk from Europe and Lumaluma from Australia, and heroes such as Japanese Susano-o, Scandinavian Thor, and Greek Odysseus who battle them. Plunge into dark waters to find the long lost city of Atlantis, the Little Mermaid, and the Loch Ness monster, before taking to the skies to learn about Chinese dragons, the powerful Thunderbird from Native America, and Kutkh from Russia.

Perfect for children ages 5–9, this book contains retellings of favorite myths as well as less well known ones. Dive into a world of heroes, villains, quests, magic, and mysteries to discover myths and legends from a huge range of different cultures. Combining fun facts with charming and colorful illustrations, this book will encourage children’s imaginations to run off to far away lands and learn about stories that have shaped civilizations today.

Learning about myths and legends provides valuable insight for children into other cultures, encouraging them to think about their place in the world, different values, and the similarities and differences between other cultures and their own. It also puts an emphasis on the importance of history and geography. Learning about cultures from all around the world also teaches children to have cultural awareness.

From young historians to fiction lovers, this book is ideal for curious youngsters with a thirst for knowledge. My Very Important Encyclopedia of Myths and Legends will captivate children and get them learning, reading, and having fun.

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We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

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