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.
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 11 months ago by B. Reese
Virginia Hamilton makes a stunning presentation of some wonderful creation myths in this collection. Read morePublished 13 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 20 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
The art work is rich and beautiful, and the stories are presented without bias and without unnecessary interpretation - the short commentary at the end of each story is sufficient. Read morePublished on March 31, 2010 by HM
An excellent book for the secular family or anyone interested in creation stories from long ago.Published on March 14, 2010 by P. Walsh