Myths That Every Child Should Know: A Selection Of The Classic Myths Of All Times For Young People
Myths That Every Child Should Know is a collection of classic myths and legends from around the world. The book contains stories from ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt, as well as tales from Norse, Celtic, and Indian mythology. The stories are retold in a way that is easy for children to understand, making them accessible to a wide audience.
The book includes popular myths like the story of King Midas and his golden touch, the legend of Hercules and his twelve labors, and the tale of Perseus and Medusa. There are also lesser-known stories, such as the legend of the Hindu god Krishna and the story of the Irish warrior Cuchulainn.
The author, Hamilton Wright Mabie, was a well-known writer and editor who was passionate about making great literature accessible to young readers. He believed that myths and legends were an important part of a child's education, and that they could teach valuable lessons about morality, ethics, and the human condition.
Overall, Myths That Every Child Should Know is a timeless collection of stories that has entertained and educated generations of readers. It is a must-read for anyone who loves mythology, folklore, or classic literature.
- Publisher: Dennis Vogel
- Publish Date: Jan 16th, 2024
- Pages: 254
- Language: English
- Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.50in - 0.53in - 1.31lb
- EAN: 9781835526200
- Recommended age: 07-12
- Categories: • Social Science - Folklore & Mythology• Animals - General• Paranormal & Supernatural