story of myths for the use of students in training colleges and others by Ernest Edward Kellett

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PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–. The myths are presented in an easily understandable format that does not talk down to children. The illustrations, while simple, are full of life and charm. This is a perfect children's book."D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths" also gave me a great insight into a more adult world, and a curiosity, which I still carry to this day/5(9).Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kellett, E.E.

(Ernest Edward), Story of myths. New York: Harcourt, Brace, (OCoLC)

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