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Aboriginal Stories of Australia : Aboriginal Library

By: A. W. Reed

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781876334178

ISBN: 1876334177

Condition: New


Aboriginal Stories of Australia is an enthralling collection of traditional tales that date back to the beginning of time. Learn how Yhi the sun goddess introduced life to the world, why the emu cannot fly and how the kangaroo got its tail. Packed with myths and legends about creation, these stories retell how people and animals were made as well as how the moon and stars came to hang about us. About the Author: Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of Ne... View more info

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Aboriginal Tales of Australia : Aboriginal Library

By: A.W. Reed

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781876334185

ISBN: 1876334185

Condition: New


A collection of 20 stories of fable and folklore that have been told by Aboriginal tribes all over Australia for thousands of years. There are stories such as Why Emus Cannot Fly and The Frog Who Caused a Flood. About the Author: Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of New Zealand's leading publishing houses of the time with an enduring list of local books. Reed wrote more than 200 books himself, with a range of reference works and popular accounts of M... View more info

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Greek and Roman Myths: The World's Greatest Myths and Legends

By: Edited by Jake Jackson

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Flame Tree Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 003993

ISBN: 0857758195

Condition: New


The classical gods of Rome uncoiled from the fertile imaginations of the ancient Greeks whose gods were passionate and violent, jealous of their powers and subject to both mighty outbursts of love and all-consuming bouts of vengeful war. The dark forces of the ancient world were held at bay by the resourceful and emerging civilisation that formed the basis of Western culture, providing a tradition of fabulous tales that are retold in this new book. FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and myth, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewo... View more info