30 marvellous and magical world myths retold in half a minute
Perfect for enquiring minds just starting out with the history of mythology, this lively look at 30 marvellous myths from around the world is a great introduction to the subject. 30 key stories are retold, each explained in neat 30-second soundbites and supported by 3-second flash summaries and cool, colourful artwork.
The attention-grabbing format uses words and illustrations memorably, making key stories from a range of cultures engaging for an audience aged from 8 up. Six themed sections cover Creation Myths, Quests & Adventures, Creatures & Monsters, Heroes & Tricksters, Earth, Water & Sky, and Gods & Goddesses.
Anita Ganeri has written many books, including the award-winning Scholastic series Horrible Geography. She lives with her family in West Yorkshire. Anita is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and honorary Fellow of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. In 2010 she was awarded the Tivy Education Medal for her “outstanding contribution to geographical education.” Anita would have loved to have been an explorer, and always has a suitcase packed.
Melvyn Evans is an illustrator and printmaker whose distinctive artwork has appeared in a range of media, from advertising to children’s books.