This book works well as a read-aloud for as young as preschool age.
This compilation of world creation myths is a very interesting and informational book; well written, and has beautiful paintings to accompany each creation myth.
We borrowed this book from the library, and my daughter liked it so much we bought it for her.
This book may seem advanced, but it has made for a great read-aloud for our family. We do a myth or two a night, and it's been enlightening and enriching. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kayla Sue
Bought for bedtime to give the kid a little broader spectrum on creation stories. He loves it. The illustrations are well done, as is the entire book.Published 13 months ago by B. Reese
Virginia Hamilton makes a stunning presentation of some wonderful creation myths in this collection. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Emily J. Morris
My children are 12 and 5. Both of them are enjoying learning mythology from other countries. I think it is important to let your child explore other creation stories from around... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Chasity Channell
I was disappointed by the author's chapters of the Torah/Jewish account of creation, as being two separate entries, as if there were 2 different accounts. Read morePublished on January 5, 2012 by cbk
Virginia Hamilton has collected an amazing group of creation stories from all around the world. Who knew that several cultures from disparate regions have a turtle bringing soil... Read morePublished on August 15, 2010 by B. T. Gilson
I always wanted real stories to tell my 4 year old. I feel like telling stories like these connects us with the root of mankind. Read morePublished on June 7, 2010 by J. Rifenberg