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Goddesses and Heroines

Discover the stories of goddesses and other powerful women shared throughout the ages in this beautifully illustrated compendium for children.

With profiles of over 80 goddesses, heroines, and legendary women featured, this is a must-have introduction to the key female figures from cultures all over the world.

More than 30 beloved stories are retold by award-winning author Jean Menzies, with striking illustrations bringing the tales to life. Find out how Japanese goddess of the dawn Ame-no-Uzume saved the day by dancing; how ancient Greek witch Medea helped defeat a dragon; and how legendary Celtic warrior Scáthach trained the hero Cú Chulainn to fight.

In addition, the reference section is packed with extra information, including a pronunciation guide.

- Jean Menzies and Kate Ponder
- 160 pages
- 9.3 inches W x 11.3 inches L
- Hardcover
- DK Children
- Ages 7 to 9
- 2023
- Children's
- Item #: 978-0744080315