This 12‐volume series is packed with history’s most famous myths and legends that span the globe, from the Aboriginal people’s explanation behind Australia’s natural landscape to the Maori people's relationship with Tane, the god of nature.
Along with the stories, students will find well‐researched explanations about the origins of the ancient tales, providing an in‐depth look inside the cultures and peoples who told them.
Accompanied by eye-catching artwork, breathtaking photography, and illuminating details about the time period, these epic stories will engage readers eager to learn the scientific or historical facts behind the myths.
Correlated to the Australian national curriculum and New Zealand curriculum.
Titles in this series:
Myths and Legends of Africa
Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt
Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece
Myths and Legends of Ancient Rome
Myths and Legends of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands
Myths and Legends of Ancient Britain and Ireland
Myths and Legends of China
Myths and Legends of North America: Canada and the Northern United States
Myths and Legends of Central and South America
Myths and Legends of Scandinavia
Myths and Legends of South Asia and Southeast Asia
Myths and Legends of North America: The Southwestern United States and Mexico
Background information on cultures to help children understand the geography, religious practices, moral codes, and important symbols of cultures.
Includes phonetic pronunciations, pronunciation guide, list of some gods and other legendary/mythical figures, and a glossary of special terms.
Includes detailed background information to explain historical and scientific significance.