For thousands of years people have wondered how the world began. How the World Began includes creation myths that attempt to explain this. Meet gods, goddesses and giants at the beginning of time as they create the earth in these myths from China, North America, Australia, Britain and the South Pacific.
Captivating versions of some of the best myths and legends from around the world. TreeTops Myths and Legends are fascinating and action-packed stories that will motivate and inspire readers. These are some of the oldest and most enduring stories in the world, retold by leading contemporary children's authors to bring out all of the action, drama, humour and depth of the original stories in a way that makes them as exciting and meaningful today as ever. The stories are beautifully illustrated in
a range of styles to bring each tale to life.
Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
This is Book 20 in the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends Series. See all Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends books here.
Fiona Macdonald, the author, is a historian specialising in writing books for the children's market. Her previous titles include Step into the Aztec and Maya Worlds.More about Fiona MacDonald
Trish is a multi award-winning author and writes books for children as a full time career. She has also written and presented numerous programmes at the BBC including Playdays, Tweenies and Eastenders. Trish lives in Bradford, Yorkshire.More about Emma Shaw-Smith