Metaphores, Myths and More

A Listmania! list by Elizabeth Sawyer Danowski "MI Play Therapist" (Lansing, MI USA)
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The list author says: "These are examples of books rich in metaphor and symbolism that can help readers connect to the World in which they live."
The Aeneid
1.  The Aeneid by Virgil
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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)
2.  Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition) by Seamus Heaney
$10.17   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (337 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths
3.  Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths by Bernard Evslin
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 customer reviews)

The Epic of Gilgamesh
4.  The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights (Modern Library Classics)
5.  The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights (Modern Library Classics) by Husain Haddawy
$8.92   Used & New from: $4.07
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Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
6.  Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton
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The Song of Roland (Penguin Classics)
7.  The Song of Roland (Penguin Classics) by Anonymous
$10.68   Used & New from: $0.01
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12 Books in 1: Andrew Lang's Complete "Fairy Book" Series. The Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Violet, Crimson, Brown, Orange, Olive, and Lilac ... and Fairy Stories From Around The World.
8.  12 Books in 1: Andrew Lang's Complete "Fairy Book" Series. The Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Pink, Grey, Violet, Crimson, Brown, Orange, Olive, and Lilac ... and Fairy Stories From Around The World. by Andrew Lang
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The Iliad / The Odyssey
9.  The Iliad / The Odyssey by Homer
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Myths of the Norsemen: Retold From the Old Norse Poems and Tales (Puffin Classics)
10.  Myths of the Norsemen: Retold From the Old Norse Poems and Tales (Puffin Classics) by Roger Lancelyn Green
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The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set
11.  The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set by C. S. Lewis
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Eirik The Red and Other Icelandic Sagas (Oxford World's Classics)
12.  Eirik The Red and Other Icelandic Sagas (Oxford World's Classics) by Gwyn Jones
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The Sagas of Icelanders: A Selection
13.  The Sagas of Icelanders: A Selection by Ornolfur Thorsson
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The Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales, Deluxe Edition (Literary Classics)
14.  The Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales, Deluxe Edition (Literary Classics) by Hans Christian Andersen
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Myths & Legends: The World's Most Enduring Myths and Legends Explored and Explained
15.  Myths & Legends: The World's Most Enduring Myths and Legends Explored and Explained by Neil Philip
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Celtic Fairy Tales
16.  Celtic Fairy Tales by Neil Philip
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Mythology of the World
17.  Mythology of the World by Neil Philip
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Celtic Myths and Legends
18.  Celtic Myths and Legends by Peter Berresford Ellis
$13.35   Used & New from: $5.22
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The Light Princess (Sunburst Book)
19.  The Light Princess (Sunburst Book) by Maurice Sendak
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Goblin Quest
20.  Goblin Quest by Jim C. Hines
$6.96   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Goblin Hero (Goblin Series)
21.  Goblin Hero (Goblin Series) by Jim C. Hines
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Moroccan Folktales (Middle East Literature in Translation)
22.  Moroccan Folktales (Middle East Literature in Translation) by Jilali El Koudia
$22.46   Used & New from: $17.53
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Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales (Aesop Accolades (Awards))
23.  Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales (Aesop Accolades (Awards)) by Nelson Mandela
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Saadi Stories for Young Adults (Islamic Classics for Young Adults)
24.  Saadi Stories for Young Adults (Islamic Classics for Young Adults) by Muhammad Nur Abdus Salam
$16.81

Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents (Little Light of Mine Series)
25.  Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents (Little Light of Mine Series) by Sarah Conover
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Beautiful Signs/Ayat Jamilah: A Treasury of Islamic Wisdom for Children and Parents (Little Light of Mine Series)
26.  Beautiful Signs/Ayat Jamilah: A Treasury of Islamic Wisdom for Children and Parents (Little Light of Mine Series) by Sarah Conover
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Coyote and the Sky: How the Sun, Moon, and Stars Began
27.  Coyote and the Sky: How the Sun, Moon, and Stars Began by Emmett Shkeme Garcia
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Native American Creation Myths
28.  Native American Creation Myths by Jeremiah Curtin
$11.67   Used & New from: $5.84

How the World Began: World Myths (Myths and Legends from Around the World)
29.  How the World Began: World Myths (Myths and Legends from Around the World) by Paul Dowswell
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Gods of Sun and Sacrifice: Aztec & Maya Myth (Myth and Mankind)
30.  Gods of Sun and Sacrifice: Aztec & Maya Myth (Myth and Mankind) by Tony Allan
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The Corn Woman: Stories and Legends of the Hispanic Southwest (World Folklore Series)
31.  The Corn Woman: Stories and Legends of the Hispanic Southwest (World Folklore Series) by Angel Vigil
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Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
32.  Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell) by David Kudler
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Filipino Children's Favorite Stories
33.  Filipino Children's Favorite Stories by Liana Romulo
$14.22   Used & New from: $8.99
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Chinese Children's Favorite Stories
34.  Chinese Children's Favorite Stories by Mingmei Yip
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Japanese Children's Favorite Stories Book One
35.  Japanese Children's Favorite Stories Book One by Florence Sakade
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The Ch'i-lin Purse: A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories (Sunburst Book)
36.  The Ch'i-lin Purse: A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories (Sunburst Book) by Linda Fang
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Where God Was Born: A Daring Adventure Through the Bible's Greatest Stories (P.S.)
37.  Where God Was Born: A Daring Adventure Through the Bible's Greatest Stories (P.S.) by Bruce Feiler
$13.11   Used & New from: $0.01
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The Kindle Edition 0 Jan 24, 2013
Reading level 0 Jan 2, 2013
Books on mythology 0 Nov 20, 2011
Full-Color Collector's Edition: British or American spelling? 1 Aug 31, 2011
chronilogical or published order? 9 Jan 28, 2011
Why do people complain about the order of the series!!! 11 Jan 28, 2011
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Changes between editions of The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe? 3 May 16, 2010
Narrator: Simon Callow 1 Jun 15, 2007
spelling 0 Feb 22, 2007
 
   

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