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How the World Began: Creation in Myths & Legends Paperback – April 7, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-1844762460 ISBN-10: 1844762467

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Product Details

  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 - 7
  • Paperback: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Southwater (April 7, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844762467
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844762460
  • Product Dimensions: 11.6 x 8.9 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,397,532 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Gilly Cameron Cooper is a former journalist who turned to editing and writing illustrated reference books for adults and children, covering a whole spectrum of subjects, but particularly history, natural history, and plant and garden history. In her extensive travelling, she has always taken an interest in local history and traditions, and as editor of a magazine in Greece, wrote many articles on classical sites and the myths and rituals associated with them.

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Gilly Cameron Cooper (www.gillycameroncooper.com)started work as a reporter, and has since written, edited and directed general reference books for adults and children. She was senior commissioning editor, natural history at Harpercollins, contributing editor to many Reader's Digest special books, Head of Reference at Quarto Publishing, and director of the children's list at Anness Publishing. Half her time is spent on a Greek island, where she runs www.walkingplus.co.uk with her husband Robin, and she overwinters in the UK, exploring and researching books and articles.

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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Stacy Wanton on September 10, 2006
Format: Paperback
When I received this book, I was amazed. The illustrations are wonderful and attention-grabbing, especially when using with students. I immediately let other English teachers view the book to see if they would like to use it in their classroom. Of course, they did.

There are a vast amount of creation myths which are all informative and interesting at the same time; from Mesopotamia to Egypt to India to Iceland, it's all here in this book.
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