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Legends of the Stars: Myths of the night sky

Stella Caldwell

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Carlton Books Ltd
01 November 2019
Children's & Educational; Space (Children's&YA); Short Stories Fantasy; Cultural & Period Fantasy; Fairy Tale; Questing & Adventure; Mythological Creatures, People & Places; Young Adult Fantasy; Kids
For thousands of years, every culture on Earth has gazed up at the heavens in wonder and found pictures hiding amongst the stars... Packaged with a free constellation talisman, Legends of the Stars will take readers on a thrilling journey of discovery, bringing the rich tapestry of myths and legends that fills the night sky dramatically to life. Eye-catching illustrations are paired with awe-inspiring photographic recreations of scenes from both classic and lesser-known myths. Learn about the Greek tale of the boastful queen Cassiopeia who was placed in the sky as a punishment for her vanity; of the three hunters in Native American myth who pursued a great bear into the heavens; and of the Japanese legend of the Tanabata.
By:   Stella Caldwell
Imprint:   Carlton Books Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 225mm,  Width: 225mm, 
ISBN:   9781783124909
ISBN 10:   1783124903
Pages:   72
Publication Date:   01 November 2019
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   No Longer Our Product

Stella Caldwell studied English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, and worked in book publishing as an editor for several years. She is the author of many other books for children including Roald Dahl's Beastly Brutes and Heroic Human Beans, Dragonworld, Fairy World, Gods, Heroes and Monsters and Explore 360: The Tomb of Tutanhkamun.

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