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Favorite Greek Myths

Favorite Greek Myths

  • Author: Bob Blaisdell
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486110303
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 96
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Adventures, calamities, and conquests abound in stirring tales about Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch, the dreaded Cyclops, Narcissus and Echo, and many other familiar figures.

Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales

Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales

  • Author: Joseph Jacobs
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 048611130X
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 96
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Eight tales: "The Fate of the Children of Lir," "The Shepherd of Middvai," "Beth Gellert," "The Tale of Ivan," "Morraha," "The Story of Deirdre," "The Llanfabon Changeling," and "The Sea-Maiden."

African Folk Tales

African Folk Tales

  • Author: Hugh Vernon-Jackson
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486110028
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 64
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Entertaining stories handed down from generation to generation among tribal cultures include "The Magic Crocodile," "The Hare and the Crownbird," "The Boy in the Drum," 15 others. 19 illustrations.

Favorite Poems of Childhood

Favorite Poems of Childhood

  • Author: Philip Smith
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486110346
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 96
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Lewis Carroll's "The Walrus and the Carpenter," Edward Lear's "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat," Eugene Field's "Wynken, Blynken and Nod," Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Swing," many more, all in large, easy-to-read type.

Favorite North American Indian Legends

Favorite North American Indian Legends

  • Author: Philip Smith
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486110389
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 96
  • View: 983
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Treasury of imaginative tales: Algonquin story of how Glooskap conquered the Great Bull-Frog; "The Meeting of the Wild Animals," a Tsimshian myth; "The Bear Man," a Cherokee legend; and more.

Chinese Fairy Tales

Chinese Fairy Tales

  • Author: Frederick H. Martens
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486110443
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 80
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A captivating collection of authentic Chinese fairy tales, based on legends, ghost stories, and myths. Stories include "The Flower-Elves," "The Dragon-Princess," "The Bird with Nine Heads," many others. 25 illustrations.

The Story of Hercules

The Story of Hercules

  • Author: Bob Blaisdell
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486146839
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 96
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DIVThe legendary strongman recounts his road to immortality with tales of battles with fabulous monsters and other spectacular feats of heroism. Many illustrations, easy-to-read text. /div

Pinocchio

Pinocchio

  • Author: Carlo Collodi
  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141338237
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 288
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The old wood-carver Geppetto decides to make a wonderful puppet which can dance and turn somersaults, but by chance he chooses an unusual piece of wood - and the finished puppet can talk and misbehave like the liveliest child. But Pinocchio is brave and inquisitive as well as naughty, and after some hair-raising adventures, he earns his heart's desire. Heart-warming introduction by John Boyne, author of Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

The Story of King Arthur

The Story of King Arthur

  • Author: Tom Crawford,John Green
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 048628347X
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 92
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Recounts Arthur's chief adventures including his becoming King, his marriage to Guinevere, and his benevolent but troubled reign over England.

The Heroes

The Heroes

Or, Greek Fairy Tales for My Children

  • Author: Charles Kingsley
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Mythology, Greek
  • Page: 255
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Favorite Greek Myths

Favorite Greek Myths

  • Author: Lilian Stoughton Hyde
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Mythology, Classical
  • Page: 233
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Adventures of Don Quixote

Adventures of Don Quixote

  • Author: Argentina Palacios
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486110397
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 64
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Easy-to-read retelling of the hilarious misadventures of Don Quixote, the idealistic knight, and his squire, Sancho Panza, who set out to right the wrongs of the world. Abridged version with six charming illustrations.

M Or F?

M Or F?

  • Author: Lisa Papademetriou,Chris Tebbetts
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 9781595140913
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 296
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Gay teen Marcus helps his friend Frannie chat up her crush online, but then becomes convinced that the crush is falling for him instead.

African Myths and Folk Tales

African Myths and Folk Tales

  • Author: Carter Godwin Woodson
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486114287
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 208
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Compiled by the "Father of Black History," these fables unfold amid a magical realm of tricksters and fairies. Recounted in simple language, they will enchant readers and listeners of all ages. Over 60 illustrations.

The Children's Homer

The Children's Homer

The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy

  • Author: Padraic Colum
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 0689868839
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 247
  • View: 1971
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Publishers WeeklyColum's stirring telling of the Greek epics is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers.

Five Great Greek Tragedies

Five Great Greek Tragedies

  • Author: Sophocles,Euripides,Aeschylus
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486436209
  • Category: Drama
  • Page: 288
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Presents translations of five Greek tragedies by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides.

The Age of Fable

The Age of Fable

Or, Beauties of Mythology

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Charlemagne (Romances, etc.)
  • Page: 568
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A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology

A Handbook to the Reception of Classical Mythology

  • Author: Vanda Zajko,Helena Hoyle
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1444339605
  • Category: History
  • Page: 496
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This Handbook presents a collection of essays that explore a wide variety of aspects of Greek and Roman myths and their critical reception from antiquity to the present day. It reveals the importance of mythography to the survival, dissemination, and popularization of classical myth from the ancient world to the present day, and features chronologically organized essays that address different sets of myths that were important in each historical era, along with their thematic relevance. It offers a series of carefully selected in-depth readings, including both popular and less well-known examples.

American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record

ABPR annual cumulative

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: United States
  • Page: N.A
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Children's Books in Print, 2007

Children's Books in Print, 2007

An Author, Title, and Illustrator Index to Books for Children and Young Adults

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780835248518
  • Category: Authors
  • Page: N.A
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