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Author Leonard, Scott A.

Title Myths and legends of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific islands.

Publication Info. Chicago : World Book, a Scott Fetzer company, [2015]


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 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 299.924 LEONARD    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Children's Nonfiction  J398.20994 MYT    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  J398.2099 WORLD    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Children's Department  J 398.2099 MYT    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Children's Department  J398.2 AUSTRALIA    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Children's Department  J 398.2099 LEO    Check Shelf
Description 64 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Famous myths and legends of the world
Famous myths and legends of the world.
Summary "Myths and legends from Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands. Features include information about the history and culture behind the myths, pronunciations, lists of deities, word glossary, further information, and index"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 5-11
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Marmoo and Baiame -- The world of the Aboriginal people -- Rainbow snake -- The world of the Outback -- Alinga and the creation of Uluru -- The world of Uluru -- Earth and sky -- The world of the Maori -- The war god Tumatauenga -- The world of Polynesia -- Maui steals fire -- The world of the Hawaiians -- Pele's anger -- The world of Pele -- Na Areau, the spider god -- The world of the Gilbert Islands -- Laufakanaa -- The world of the Tongans -- The jealous son and his beloved moon -- The world of the Papuans -- The wooden Moai -- The world of Rapa Nui -- Deities of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific islands.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.6 2.0 178301.
Subject Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Maori -- Juvenile literature.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Polynesian -- Juvenile literature.
Polynesians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Australia -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
New Zealand -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Islands of the Pacific -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians. (OCoLC)fst00794496
Maori (New Zealand people) (OCoLC)fst01008566
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian. (OCoLC)fst01031719
Mythology, Maori. (OCoLC)fst01031855
Mythology, Polynesian. (OCoLC)fst01031885
Polynesians. (OCoLC)fst01070688
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
New Zealand. (OCoLC)fst01204542
Pacific Ocean -- Islands of the Pacific. (OCoLC)fst01244201
Genre/Form Folklore. (OCoLC)fst01423784
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author World Book, Inc.
ISBN 9780716626299
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