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Myths and legends, retold by Anthony Horowitz ; illustrated by Francis Mosley

Label
Myths and legends
Title
Myths and legends
Statement of responsibility
retold by Anthony Horowitz ; illustrated by Francis Mosley
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Thirty-five stories from around the world, mostly myths from ancient Greece, but also tales from the Norse, Chinese, English, and American Indians
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Horowitz, Anthony
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.H8615
LC item number
My 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mosley, Francis
Series statement
Story library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology
  • Tales
  • Folklore
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Myths and legends, retold by Anthony Horowitz ; illustrated by Francis Mosley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Isis and Osiris / Egyptian -- Pyramus and Thisbe / Babylonian -- The judgement of Paris / Greek -- The seven pomegranate seeds / Greek (Demeter and Persephone) -- The spinning contest / Greek (Arachne and Athena) -- The story of the Panpipes / Greek -- Glaucus and Scylla / Greek (Circe) -- The Achilles heel / Greek -- The mares of Diomedes / Greek (Hercules) -- Pandora's box / Greek -- The Gorgon's head / Greek (Perseus) -- Orpheus in the underworld / Greek -- The riddle of the Sphinx / Greek (Oedipus) -- Procrustes and his magic bed / Greek -- The eye of the Cyclops / Greek (Odysseus)
  • Narcissus / Greek -- The Minotaur / Greek (Theseus) -- The hounds of Actaeon / Greek -- Romulus and Remus / Roman -- The dragon and Saint George / English -- The Grendel / Anglo-Saxon (Beowulf) -- The ugly wife / Celtic (King Arthur) -- Nidud the cruel / Norse (Volund the blacksmith) -- The death of Nornagest / Norse -- The stolen hammer of Thor / Norse -- The wishes of Savitri / Indian -- The great bell of Peking / Chinese -- The monkey who would be king / Chinese -- The first eclipse / Japanese -- The fabulous spotted egg / Cheyenne Indian -- Geriguiaguiatugo / Bororo Indian
  • The ten fingers Sedna / Eskimo -- Given to the sun / Inca -- Catching the sun / Polynesian -- Death and the boy / West African
Control code
ocm28926545
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
254 p.
Isbn
9781856979757
Lccn
93011878
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i185697975X
Label
Myths and legends, retold by Anthony Horowitz ; illustrated by Francis Mosley
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Isis and Osiris / Egyptian -- Pyramus and Thisbe / Babylonian -- The judgement of Paris / Greek -- The seven pomegranate seeds / Greek (Demeter and Persephone) -- The spinning contest / Greek (Arachne and Athena) -- The story of the Panpipes / Greek -- Glaucus and Scylla / Greek (Circe) -- The Achilles heel / Greek -- The mares of Diomedes / Greek (Hercules) -- Pandora's box / Greek -- The Gorgon's head / Greek (Perseus) -- Orpheus in the underworld / Greek -- The riddle of the Sphinx / Greek (Oedipus) -- Procrustes and his magic bed / Greek -- The eye of the Cyclops / Greek (Odysseus)
  • Narcissus / Greek -- The Minotaur / Greek (Theseus) -- The hounds of Actaeon / Greek -- Romulus and Remus / Roman -- The dragon and Saint George / English -- The Grendel / Anglo-Saxon (Beowulf) -- The ugly wife / Celtic (King Arthur) -- Nidud the cruel / Norse (Volund the blacksmith) -- The death of Nornagest / Norse -- The stolen hammer of Thor / Norse -- The wishes of Savitri / Indian -- The great bell of Peking / Chinese -- The monkey who would be king / Chinese -- The first eclipse / Japanese -- The fabulous spotted egg / Cheyenne Indian -- Geriguiaguiatugo / Bororo Indian
  • The ten fingers Sedna / Eskimo -- Given to the sun / Inca -- Catching the sun / Polynesian -- Death and the boy / West African
Control code
ocm28926545
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
254 p.
Isbn
9781856979757
Lccn
93011878
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i185697975X

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