Children's book of mythical beasts & magical monsters.

Shares stories of heroes and monsters from cultures around the world.

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: DK Publishing, Inc.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : DK Pub., 2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • In the beginning
  • The raven who stole the light
  • Mama Quilla
  • A nation born
  • Rainbow snake
  • Maori gods
  • Maui, the tiny trickster
  • Sedna and the trickster raven
  • Kaang and the world tree
  • The first people
  • Ancient Greek gods
  • How evil came into the world
  • Flood stories
  • Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca
  • Egyptian gods
  • A tale of four seasons
  • The underworld
  • A tall story
  • Magical Circe
  • Odysseus and the sirens
  • Shapeshifters
  • Werewolves
  • Giant bird and monster whale
  • Monsters of the deep
  • Sacred animals of ?China
  • Monkey king's mischief
  • Crafty tricksters
  • Anansi, the wise spider
  • Eros and Psyche
  • Plant legends
  • Midas, king of fools
  • Helpful Nisse
  • Hidden folk
  • Beware of Bunyip
  • Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the fair
  • Sinister sack man
  • Warrior heroes
  • Norse gods
  • Thundering Thor
  • Going for gold
  • Mythical creatures
  • Indian gods
  • Goddess Durga
  • Okuninushi and the white rabbit
  • Heracles, the hero
  • Warrior heroines
  • Theseus and the Minotaur
  • Perseus and Medusa
  • Trojan war
  • Jason and the golden fleece
  • Oedipus, the tragic hero
  • Dragons
  • Beowulf and Grendel the ogre
  • The Knights of the round Table
  • Elixir of life
  • Gilgamesh, the tyrant
  • Lost kingdoms
  • City of gold (El Dorado)
  • Robin Hood
  • Happily ever after
  • Tell us a story!