Mythology Discover the amazing adventures of gods, heroes, and magical beasts in extraordinary stories from around the world by DK
  

Mythology Discover the amazing adventures of gods, heroes, and magical beasts in extraordinary stories from around the world

Written by DK
Illustrated by
Part of the Eyewitness Series

Synopsis

Mythology Discover the amazing adventures of gods, heroes, and magical beasts in extraordinary stories from around the world by DK

Eyewitness Mythology is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the culturally diverse world of mythology. Discover everything from creation myths, the origin of humans, and mythical beasts, to gods and goddesses - and explore how different mythologies explain the mysteries of our world.Find out about the supernatural powers of the gods, the mystical powers of shamans, the purpose of the Native American Sun Dance, and the story behind the stunning medicine beaver mask. Discover who swallowed the Sun god Ra, the secrets of the towering totem pole, how many animals make a Chimera, who had snakes for hair, the magical powers of Thor's hammer, and much, much more! Eyewitness Mythology also includes a giant fold-out wall chart full of facts, perfect for bedrooms or classrooms.With stunning photographs of masks, jewellery, and sculptures, Eyewitness Mythology offers a unique view of mythology and its gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters. See Native American love dolls, a fire-breathing dragon, African trickster Eshu, and the one-eyed Cyclops.

About the Author

The work of British-American artist David Macaulay is renowned for its humour, detail and ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius. He specializes in graphic non-fiction books on subjects such as science, architecture and engineering.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
72 pages

Author

DK
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Publisher

DK Children an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Publication date

29th May 2017

ISBN

9780241297186


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