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Great myths and legends.

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Published by World Book in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Tales.,
  • Folklore.,
  • Mythology.

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A collection of twenty tales of heroes and heroines from Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Asia. Includes dictionary.

Edition Notes

SeriesThe 1984 Childcraft annual, Childcraft annual ;, 1984.
ContributionsWorld Book, Inc.
LC ClassificationsLB1025 .C562 1984, PZ8.1 .C562 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2992610M
ISBN 100716606844
LC Control Number84247707

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