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The Resource Treasury of Egyptian mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, monsters & mortals, by Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrations by Christina Balit

Treasury of Egyptian mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, monsters & mortals, by Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrations by Christina Balit

Label
Treasury of Egyptian mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, monsters & mortals
Title
Treasury of Egyptian mythology
Title remainder
classic stories of gods, goddesses, monsters & mortals
Statement of responsibility
by Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrations by Christina Balit
Title variation
Egyptian mythology
Title variation remainder
classic stories of gods, goddesses, monsters and mortals
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From powerful Ra, God of Radiance to the tender and protective Aset, Devoted Wife and Mother, the tales in this volume will take you from the creation of the earth and sky to lengthy battles between gods. As you journey through the pages of this book you'll find: stories of gods, goddesses, monsters, and mortals; artwork that brings the stories and characters to life; fact boxes that put the stories into historical and cultural context; a map of Egypt that puts stories into geographic context; a cast of characters, listing fast facts, including Greek names, titles, and symbols for each character; and a Find Out More section for those who want to dig deeper and discover more!
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Summary
An illustrated tableau of Egyptian myths, combines narrative accounts of the stories of the Sun God Ra, the Sphinx, and numerous pharaohs and queens along with historical, cultural, and geographic facts.--
Illustration
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
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10228514
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
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Napoli, Donna Jo
Dewey number
299/.3113
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 8-12
  • Middle School
  • 860
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
BL2441.3
LC item number
.N356 2013
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860
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.6.
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Balit, Christina
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
National Geographic kids
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
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  • Mythology, Egyptian
  • Tales
  • Mythology, Egyptian
  • Folklore
  • Mythology, Egyptian
  • Tales
  • Egypt
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Ancient
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Middle East
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
classic stories of gods, goddesses, monsters & mortals
Label
Treasury of Egyptian mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, monsters & mortals, by Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrations by Christina Balit
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-187) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ra (Helios): God of radiance -- The great Pesedjet: A hierarchy of gods -- Set (Seth): Envious god -- Aset (Isis): Devoted wife and mother -- Usir (Osiris): God of the afterlife -- Nebet Hut (Nephthys): Goddess of service -- Heru Sa Aset (Horus the Younger): Young warrior god and king -- Inpu (Anubis): God of mummification -- Teffnut (Tphenis): Goddess of moisture -- The great Nile: The source of so much -- Tehuti (Thoth): God of knowledge -- Heru Wer (Horus the Elder): Winged sun disk and protector of Egypt -- Hut Heru (Hathor): Goddess of delights -- Sekhmet (Sachmis): Goddess of vengeance -- Nit (Neith): Warrior goddess and weaver of the cosmos -- Khnum (Chnoumis): God of the potter's wheel -- Sobek (Souchos): Crocodile god -- Bastet (Bast): cat goddess -- Funeral rites: The importance of preparation and judgment -- Imhotep (Imuthes): God of medicine and architecture -- Map of ancient Egypt -- Time line of ancient Egypt -- Cast of characters
Control code
ocn825046870
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781426313806
Lccn
2013454934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Publisher number
9781426313806
System control number
(OCoLC)825046870
Label
Treasury of Egyptian mythology : classic stories of gods, goddesses, monsters & mortals, by Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrations by Christina Balit
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-187) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ra (Helios): God of radiance -- The great Pesedjet: A hierarchy of gods -- Set (Seth): Envious god -- Aset (Isis): Devoted wife and mother -- Usir (Osiris): God of the afterlife -- Nebet Hut (Nephthys): Goddess of service -- Heru Sa Aset (Horus the Younger): Young warrior god and king -- Inpu (Anubis): God of mummification -- Teffnut (Tphenis): Goddess of moisture -- The great Nile: The source of so much -- Tehuti (Thoth): God of knowledge -- Heru Wer (Horus the Elder): Winged sun disk and protector of Egypt -- Hut Heru (Hathor): Goddess of delights -- Sekhmet (Sachmis): Goddess of vengeance -- Nit (Neith): Warrior goddess and weaver of the cosmos -- Khnum (Chnoumis): God of the potter's wheel -- Sobek (Souchos): Crocodile god -- Bastet (Bast): cat goddess -- Funeral rites: The importance of preparation and judgment -- Imhotep (Imuthes): God of medicine and architecture -- Map of ancient Egypt -- Time line of ancient Egypt -- Cast of characters
Control code
ocn825046870
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781426313806
Lccn
2013454934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Publisher number
9781426313806
System control number
(OCoLC)825046870

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