TREASURY OF EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY

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Treasury Of Egyptian Mythology

Author : Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN : 9781426318610
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star. And just like the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology, the stories in this book will be beautifully illustrated to bring ancient characters vividly to life. The stories are embellished with sidebars that provide historical, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping feature that adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter direct readers to discover more about ancient Egypt. With its attractive design and beautiful narrative, this accessible treasury stands out from all other mythology titles in the marketplace.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Treasury Of Norse Mythology

Author : Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN : 9781426323577
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Coinciding with the new Rick Riordan Magnus Chase series and the Marvel Age of Ultron DVD, featuring Thor, comes a new look at Asgard and the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia. Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters come to life in a stunning tableau of Norse myths, including those of the thunder god Thor, the one-eyed god and Allfather Odin, and the trickster god Loki. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia. This book is the third in the trilogy that includes the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology and National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Egyptian Myth A Treasury Of Legends Art And History

Author : Ann Kramer
ISBN : 9781317472223
Genre : Political Science
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This in-depth study compares and contrasts how manufacturing and technology have been employed by both major powers and the "Newly Industrialized Countries" since 1945 as an effective tool for sustained economic growth.
Category: Political Science

Treasury Of Greek Mythology

Author : Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN : 9781426311918
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children’s imaginations. National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places. A family tree and a “cast of characters” profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter directing readers to more information round out this luminous book. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new readers, this vibrant book will soon become a family keepsake. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Gods And Goddesses Of Ancient Egypt

Author : Morgan E. Moroney
ISBN : 164611423X
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Unearth the magic and mythology of ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses From the rising of the morning sun to the summer flooding of the Nile River, the ancient Egyptians believed powerful gods and goddesses ruled over every aspect of their daily lives. This Egyptian mythology guide takes you on a trip through the sands of time to explore the world of pharaohs and sphinxes--ancient Egypt! Featuring illustrated myths of incredible Egyptian gods and goddesses, these stories describe the magic each deity performed along the Nile. You'll also learn about how Egyptian mythology was a key part of ancient Egyptian culture, like pyramid building, the mummification process, and even the worshiping of cats. This Egyptian mythology collection includes: Narratives from the Nile--Explore the gods and goddesses of Egyptian mythology, from the familiar to the lesser-known, through 20 easy-to-follow myths. Amazing artwork--Take a look at the gods, goddesses, and artifacts of the long-extinct ancient Egyptian empire with captivating illustrations and photos. Fast pharaoh facts--Dig into ancient Egyptian mythology and culture with plenty of awesome facts on everything from hieroglyphs to the popular board game, Senet. Explore the legendary lives of ancient gods and goddesses with this rich treasury of Egyptian mythology.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Treasury Of Bible Stories

Author : Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN : 9781426335402
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The timeless tales from the early books of the Bible have captivated generations. In this lush storybook, the fresh voice of lyrical storyteller Donna Jo Napoli and the lavish artwork of Christina Balit bring classic stories to life for a young, modern audience. Noah's Ark, Moses, David and Goliath, the ten plagues, Daniel and the lions' den, Jonah and the giant fish, and many more of the Bible's most powerful stories--27 in all--are compellingly retold in this beautifully illustrated treasury. Readers will be fascinated by the ancient people and events they encounter, surprised by some of the lesser known accounts revealed, and inspired by the lessons these tales impart. Stories cover important ground beyond religion, such as culture, history, and geography, and they touch on issues that remain relevant today--faith, loyalty, kindness, violence, generosity, greed, jealousy, and more. These accessible, readible stories give kids a rich picture of biblical times, which encourages them to think about our role in the world and to learn more. Napoli's magicial storytelling is sure to ignite children's imaginations. Along with Balit's stunning art, this is a book kids will want to explore again and again--a classic that families can read aloud together.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Gods And Goddesses

Author : Tessa Clark
ISBN : IND:30000057621298
Genre : Social Science
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A comprehensive survey of the most significant deities from every major world tradition is organized by their individual realms of influence, such as good and evil, heaven and earth, love and fecundity, war and peace, or prosperity and home life.
Category: Social Science

A Treasury Of Fairy Tales And Myths

Author : DK
ISBN : 9780241350485
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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This beautiful children's story treasury brings together 14 classic children's fairy tales and 17 well-known myths and legends from around the world in one magical collection. Perfect for children aged 5-7, these charmingly illustrated books bring together the best-loved characters and stories from across time, ideal for enjoying together at bedtime or reading aloud to little ones. A First Book of Fairytales includes everlasting favourites such as Sleeping Beauty, The Princess and the Pea, and Cinderella, while A First Book of Myths brings well-known tales to life including The Fall of Icarus, How Butterflies Began, and The Kingdom Under the Sea. Brought together in a beautiful slipcase, A First Book of Fairytales and A First Book of Myths are the perfect gift for a young loved one. Full contents Fairytales: Cinderella, The Selfish Giant, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid, The Frog Prince, Beauty and the Beast, Diamonds and Toads, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Fisherman and his Wife, The Princess and the Pea, Rumpelstiltskin, The Snow Queen. Myths: The Fall of Icarus, The Golden Touch, Andromeda, Wolf Babies, Coyote Dances with a Star, The First Corn, A Newborn Warrior, How the Animals Got Their Shapes, How Butterflies Began, Balder the Beautiful, Rama and Sita, The Enchanted Island, The Kingdom Under the Sea, The Crocodile and the Baby, How the Sun and Moon Appeared, The Goddess and the Farmboy, The Weaver and the Cowherd
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Treasury Of Fantastic And Mythological Creatures

Author : Richard Huber
ISBN : 9780486241746
Genre : Design
File Size : 41.78 MB
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Vast compilation of royalty-free images from many cultures and eras — from prehistoric rock paintings to works of Max Ernst, from the masks of black Africa to the gargoyles of Notre Dame.
Category: Design