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Myths in 30 Seconds

Written by Anita Ganeri

Illustrated by Melvyn Evans

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This striking, energetic series of which this is one of the titles, takes a rapid-fire ‘look and learn’ approach to subjects suitable for children aged 8 and over and each title makes the learning experience really fun. With fascinating topics ranging from Dinosaurs to Art, from Myths to Science, each of these books presents a key subject in a fresh and fascinating format. The subjects in each title are explained in 30-second sound-bites, supported by 3-second flash summaries. And if all that isn’t stimulating enough, the 3-minute mini-missions included will further challenge lively young minds. With colourful, original explanatory artwork on every page and text from a range of expert authors, these books are loaded with fun information and fast-track facts.


Myths in 30 Seconds Synopsis

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 8 up.

Six themed sections cover Creation Myths, Quests & Adventures, Creatures & Monsters, Heroes & Tricksters, Earth, Water & Sky, and Gods & Goddesses.

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ISBN: 9781782404583
Publication date: 03/11/2016
Publisher: Ivy Kids an imprint of The Ivy Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782404583
Publication date: 3rd November 2016
Author: Anita Ganeri
Illustrator: Melvyn Evans
Publisher: Ivy Kids an imprint of The Ivy Press
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Collections: 30 Seconds,

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. 

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