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9781837583010

Lonely Planet Kids A Treasury of Traditional Tales

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  • ISBN13:

    9781837583010

  • ISBN10:

    1837583013

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2024-09-24
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet
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Meet brave princesses, kind giants, magical elves, and vengeful serpents in this beautifully illustrated collection of traditional tales from around the world.

From African animal fables to Native American trickster tales, curious readers will find 20 spellbinding retellings of ancient stories from across the continents. Take a peek into the memories, fears, and dreams of the people who first told these stories hundreds - or even thousands - of years ago.

Inside A Treasury of Traditional Tales:

  • 20 traditional tales from around the world passed down over the years and retold from authors who represent the heritage of each tale's region
  • Important lessons on living your best life, facing dangers, being brave, and respecting nature can be found within the stories
  • Arranged continent-by-continent with stunning illustrations by Bulgarian born, Finland-based artist, Teo Georghiev
  • Stories include: North America - Raven Brings Light to the World (Haida Gwaii, Canada); The Uktena's Diamond (Cherokee Nation, USA); Sisimites (Mexico); Tata Duende (Belize). South America - Nine-Night (Guyana); Iara (Brazil); Pachakamaq and Pachamama (Peru). Africa - The Spider and the Turtle (Nigeria); The Love of a Hippo (Kenya); Why the Owl Flies at Night (Zimbabwe). Europe - The Bear Princess (England); Branwen (Wales); The Seven Wishes (Sweden). Oceania - The Rainbow Serpent (Australia); M?ui Discovers Fire (New Zealand); Tigilau Versus Seia (Samoa). Asia - The Merchant and the Parrot (Ancient Persia); The King, the Queen and the Bee (Ancient Israel); The King, the Beetle and the Silk Thread (India); The Magic Dragon Boat (China)


A Treasury of Traditional Tales is the much-anticipated follow-up to Lonely Planet Kids' Myths and Legends of the World and Spooky Stories of the World. This is the ultimate collection of stories for readers who love tales filled with magic, mystery, travel, and adventure.

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