A beautifully illustrated treasury of beasts from ancient mythologies, with additional photography of real historical artefacts for kids age 9-12 Uncover tales of ancient beasts, in this beautiful anthology of mythologies This book introduces children to the thrilling mythological beasts from ancient civilisations. Discover 23 stories accompanied by beautiful, colourful illustrations. Through the incredible storytelling you can learn about fantastic creatures such as the Japanese baku, which had the power to devour nightmares, the wise Egyptian Sphinx, and the fearsome Minotaur who went head-to-head with Theseus in Greek mythology. Featured pages highlight amazing real-life photos of objects, showing how each beast was represented in art. A perfect, global introduction to the most fascinating stories about legendary creatures from ancient history.

Hardback  (Text (eye-readable))  144pp  h282mm  x  w132mm  x s18mm  880g 

ISBN13: 9780241569078