The Mythology Book

The Mythology Book : Big Ideas Simply Explained

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Enter the world of myths and legends with this unforgettable compendium that spans the centuries and crosses the continents to share the greatest stories of all time.

Sit back and enjoy more than 80 classic myths retold for the modern reader with engaging text and eye-catching graphics.

Part of the Big Ideas series, The Mythology Book introduces the great and the good, from the gods of ancient Greece to the stories of the Cherokee People of North America. Going beyond the ancient world, this book brings to life influential tales of Aboriginal Australians and the Aztecs, each packed with compelling characters, plot twists and turns, and incredible insight into human existence.

Discover the lessons behind every story and get to the heart of cultures far and wide through the inspiring narratives that capture the way communities work together to make sense of the world around them.

The Mythology Book is essential reading for everyone who delights in stories of imagination, action, and adventure, taking new generations back in time to love and learn from the stories of the past.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 200 x 240 x 25mm | 1,150g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9780241301913
  • 40,640

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Let's not beat around the bush - if you're into mythology, you're going to want this book. All About History
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Let's not beat around the bush - if you're into mythology, you're going to want this book. * All About History *
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A variety of specialists have contributed to this book, including:

Greece: Michael Kerrigan
Rome and, Egypt: Neil Philip
Norse: Dr. John Haywood
British Isles: Mary Budzik
Ancient Near East: Dr. Nicholaus Pumphrey
India: Georgie Carroll
China, Japan, South America: Dr. Jacob Field
Africa: Dr. Mark Faulkner
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