Famous Myths and Legends of the World
World Book’s series Famous Myths and Legends of the World collects many famous stories from around the world. The stories are written in a creative way to approximate the artistry of the originals and are accompanied by colorful paintings and photographs. By providing background information on the cultures from which these stories come, the books in the series help children with a 6th to 8th grade reading level understand the geography, religious practices, moral codes, and important symbols of the cultures. Each volume from the 12 book set includes phonetic pronunciations and a pronunciation guide, a list of some of the culture’s gods and other legendary and mythical figures, and a glossary of special terms.
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