Synopses & Reviews
The great myths and legends of the ancient world continue to capture the imaginations of children. With this unique wide-ranging reference, they will learn why myths developed and explore the common themes that are echoed across cultural and geographic boundaries. Fully cross-referenced, the book covers cultures and diverse as Siberia, India and the Amazon, as well as the more familiar civilizations of Greece, Rome, and the Americans. Includes a glossary of more than 600 mythical characters.