30 marvellous and magical world myths retold in half a minute Perfect for enquiring minds just starting out with the history of mythology, this lively look at 30 marvellous myths from around the world is a great introduction to the subject. 30 key stories are retold, each explained in neat 30-second soundbites and supported by 3-second flash summaries and cool, colourful artwork. The attention-grabbing format uses words and illustrations memorably, making key stories from a range of cultures engaging for an audience aged from 812. Six themed sections cover Creation Myths, Quests & Adventures, Creatures & Monsters, Heroes & Tricksters, Earth, Water & Sky, and Gods & Goddesses.
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Anita Ganeri is a well-known author of children's non-fiction books, covering a wide range of subjects from geography and religion to wildlife and ancient history. She has writtten many titles on ancient civilizations, including Ancient Egypt. Currently, she is working on the best-selling Horrible Geography series for Scholastic Publishing, the first thMore about Anita Ganeri
Anita Ganeri spent many years working in the publishing industry as an editor and foreign rights manager before becoming an author. She has written more than 300 books to date, including the award-winning series Horrible Geography. She lives with her family in West Yorkshire, England. Melvyn Evans is an illustrator and printmaker whose distinctive artwork haMore about Melvyn Evans