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Of myths and monsters

Robert Adams

Of myths and monsters

by Robert Adams

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert Adams
SeriesCastaways in time -- 5
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1676 vol. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination237 p. ;
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24501685M
ISBN 100451157222
LC Control Number00515173
OCLC/WorldCa19037731

For Greek myth fans, those who can't get enough of the D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths, and readers who have aged out of Rick Riordan, this classroom staple and mythology classic is perfect for learning about the ancient myths! The heroes, gods, and monsters of Greek mythology come alive in this exciting collection of retellings of the ancient myths that includes tales of Zeus, Hera, Apollo 4/5(5). The earth breeds giants and ogres of indescribable horror -- the heavens hold omnipotent gods and goddesses, abounding in courage, strength and , the almighty king of the gods, who cannot resist feminine beauty -- mortal or divine, and his jealous and vengeful wife, s, fearless mortal warrior, who takes on an impossible challenge: slaying the monstrous Medusa, whose 4/5(12).

Monsters and Myths provides a wealth of educational and entertaining information on hundreds of different mythical creatures from around the world. Featuring full-colour figure artworks, maps and box features, the book is a colourful exploration of the bizarre beings that have been created by mankind’s imagination over the millennia. Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths by Bernard Evslin; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Greek Mythology, Greek Gods, Juvenile literature, Greek Goddesses.

His bestseller "Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths" has been translated into ten different languages and has sold more than ten million copies worldwide. He won the National Education 4/5(8). heroes gods and monsters of the greek myths Download heroes gods and monsters of the greek myths or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get heroes gods and monsters of the greek myths book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.


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Of Myths and Monsters book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Land of the Godsaccording to American Indian legend was a /5.

Featuring thirteen short stories by prolific author William Meikle and thirteen original black & white illustrations by artist Mark Hogg, Myths & Monsters brings /5. In Search of Myths and Monsters Paperback – January 1, by Alan Landsburg (Author), Leonard Nimoy (Foreword) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Author: Alan Landsburg. Of myths and monsters book and Monsters book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Myths and Monsters (Mega Bites)” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving Read about the most fantastic monsters from the history of folklore with this guide to wild and wonderful creatures of myth.

Get A Copy. Amazon;/5(12). The Age of Myths & Legends – Book One: Monsters is recommended for All Ages. Now, there are some stories that may be a little scary and/or mature for younger audiences, so parental discretion is advised.

However, there are some great bedtime stories, so snuggle up and enjoy/5(7). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated Of myths and monsters book results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This encyclopedia contains more than 2, monsters of myth and folklore, who both made life difficult for humans and fought by their side. Entries describe the appearance, behavior, and cultural origin of mythic creatures well-known and obscure, collected from traditions around the world.

Read more Read less click to open popover/5(10). In Search Of Myths And Monsters book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Unbelievable - yet frighteningly real. Stunning new /5. Bought this book for my boyfriend, who is a fan of legends and myths as he had it as a child and wanted to find it but didnt know where it was.

He adores it and hails it as an excellent and detailed book with hours of enjoyment as it contains detailed paintings and diagrams as well as stories about the monsters/5(60). These stories, coupled with lots of wild imagination, became the inspiration for their next book. Myths and Monsters is told through a series of journal entries written by an ill-fated explorer during his voyage through what is now Reston.

According to the book, it was a land inhabited by trolls, banshees, and other unsavory characters. He brought the old book back to her, setting it in front of her with great importance- and great precaution. Daughters of Lilith, the cover read.

The text was rubbed off in some places, and Lucy noted the way the pages crinkled as she opened the book and the creak of protest its spine gave. The heroes, gods, and monsters of Greek mythology come alive in this exciting collection of retellings of the ancient myths that includes tales of Zeus, Hera, Apollo, Artemis, and many more/5(65).

With Nicholas Day, Diane Purkiss, Liz Gloyn, Juliette Wood. This documentary series tells the stories that have gripped imaginations for centuries and reveals the fascinating and unexpected history behind them/10().

This intriguing volume provides a glimpse of the imaginary animals and monsters that existed in ancient man's fertile imagination. Dramatic illustrations of dragons, griffins, werewolves, serpent monsters, sirens, mermaids, and other fabulous creatures of land, sea, and air are accompanied by an engrossing text with legends from around the world.5/5(1).

Matt Kaplan's book is an interesting, informative and very entertaining read. The author stands well back and takes a very broad look at his subject - the science of monsters - including examples from around the world and from all ages, from ancient Rome and Greece onwards/5(18).

Drawn from the myths and legends of the first inhabitants of North America, the delightful tales, collected for this book series, not only offer insights into tribal character and beliefs, but they also celebrate the diverse tribal traditions of rich and powerful cultures that are still relevant :   I am passionate about books, philosophy, music, and the music industry.

Contact Author A Mythological creature also referred to as legendary creature and mythical creature is a fictional, supernatural and imaginary animal or hybrid being also associated sometimes with being part s: 2. There’s a lot of shows [and] a lot of books called Myths and Legends.

Changing “Legends” to “Monsters” was to spark excitement. But I really like it because, to quote Nick Day in the show, by exploring the monsters that lurk outside, we’re better at understanding the monsters within ourselves.

I think that strikes quite nicely. Ancient myths comes alive as Greek Gods battle giant mythical beasts, young kids fend off a Viking god invasion that could lead to the end of the world, a young boy finds he’s destined to become a Japanese warrior who fights legendary monsters, and a girl from another world battles power-hungry spider gods, in George O’Connor ’s Apollo: The Brilliant One, Adam Shaughnessy ’s The.

A Complete Guide to Entities of Myth, Legend, and Folklore. Variations: Trebius Niger (Black Trebius), Trebeus, Swordfish Within his discussion of the echeneis or remora, Pliny digresses briefly to mention the murex, a seashell that also can adhere to ships and prevent them from moving.

Heroes & Monsters of Greek Myth by Bernard and Dorothy Evslin and Ned Hoopes is a perfect little book of stories from Greek Mythology. The stories are written like folktales, making a simpler and more distilled (without retracting from quality) version compared to something like Ovids Metamorphoses/5.

A vibrant introduction to myths and legends for children, the Children's Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Monsters introduces both classic stories and some that you may have never heard before.

Stunning images bring the myths to life, while character biographies highlight all the information you need to truly understand the story being : Get this from a library! Heroes, gods and monsters of the Greek myths. [Bernard Evslin; William Hofmann] -- Retellings of the ancient Greek myths, arranged in four sections: the Gods, Nature Myths, Demigods, and Fables.

Includes a brief section on words from the Greek myths .