The Silver Treasure
Myths and Legends of the WorldBook - 1997
A beautiful collection of stories from far and wide by a master storytellerThis silver treasure of twenty-three myths and legends contains the well-loved tales of such legendary figures as King Arthur and William Tell, as well as the Russian Christmas legend Babushka; a story about mining for silver in Bolivia; a Japanese tale of a girl who falls in love with a lighthouse keeper; and the Alaskan Merit myth of The Raven and the Moon.As they did in The Golden Hoard, their previous, highly acclaimed collection of myths and legends of the world, Geraldine McCaughrean and Bee Willey have drawn on the background culture of each story to create brilliantly retold and exquisitely illustrated stories in a way that everyone will enjoy.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1997, c1996
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Branch Call Number: j 398.2 M123st
Characteristics: 130 p. : ill. ; 28 cm