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Creation : read-aloud stories from many lands

Pilling, Ann (author.). Foreman, Michael, 1938- (illustrator.).

Summary: Presents a collection of stories from around the world that seeks to answer the ancient mystery of our creation.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781564028884
  • ISBN: 1564028887
  • Physical Description: 91, [5] pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts. : Candlewick Press, 1997.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: How the world came from an egg : a story from China -- How the world was made in seven days : a story from the Bible -- How a turtle carried the world / from the Seneca tribe of North America -- How everything came from fire and ice : a Norse myth -- How a lonely goddess filled the world with people : a story from China -- How the world was lit up by a bonfire : an Australian Aboriginal story -- How the sun became brighter than the moon : a story from the Cameroons -- How a girl brought about the seasons : a Greek myth -- How summer was brought into winter's home / from the Algonquian tribe of North America -- How a crow brought daylight into a dark land : a story from the Inuit people -- How a broomstick brightened the world : a story from Sri Lanka -- Why rabbit is shy / from the Hopi tribe of North America -- Why snake has no legs : an Ashanti story from Ghana -- Why the bear has a stumpy tail : a story from Norway -- Why elephants live in the jungle / from the Kamba people of Kenya -- Why there are butterflies : an Australian Aboriginal story.
Subject: Creation Comparative studies Juvenile literature
Creation Mythology Juvenile literature
Creation Folklore
Création Études comparatives Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Creation Mythology
Genre: Juvenile literature.
Juvenile works.
Comparative studies.
Young adult literature.

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Flint River Regional Library System:
      Fayette County Public Library
J 202.4 PILLING ( Send Text)
31022005859779 JUV Available

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