World of Mythology Set 2
Myths are a rich source of history, and people have used them to make sense of the world for thousands of years. Readers of the World of Mythology will learn the history of each culture's myths, as well as their deeper meaning. From well-known Greek gods like Zeus and Poseidon, to lesser-known tales of Africa's Gu and Ngame, these books help kids understand the myths that shape and direct people's lives.
Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Subject||Geography, Myths & Legends|
|Imprint||ABDO & Daughters|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 10|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
World of Mythology Set 2 – Booklist
For kids who have graduated from the Greeks and Romans and are looking to delve into the lore of other cultures, the books in the World of Mythology series will be tempting. Rather than retelling particular legends, the books focus on presenting a who’s who for each pantheon and forming a basic foundation of how mythology played a role in each culture’s history. Useful for both personal and assignment reading.
World of Mythology Set 2 – Horn Book Guide
Reproductions of ancient artwork as well as modern illustrations provide colorful portraits of the featured gods.
World of Mythology Set 2 – School Library Journal
Ollhoff writes in a clear and engaging fashion, presenting complex issues in a way that will be easy for youngsters to grasp. The photographs and reproductions of art tie directly into the texts; the short biographies of various gods in each book will be helpful to beginners. Strong additions.