The Golden Hoard by Geraldine McCaughrean
Myths and Legends of the World

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Twenty-two multicultural tales are gathered from such locations as Polynesia, Estonia, Mexico, and Kikuyu and include the legend of Robin Hood, the story of Anansi the Spiderman, and the Native American folktale of how men and women finally agreed.

About Geraldine McCaughrean

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Children and young adult novelist Geraldine McCaughrean was born in Enfield, England and educated at Christ Church College, Canterbury. She worked as a secretary at Thames Television and later worked for a London publishing house. Her writing career includes the retelling of such classics as "One Thousand and One Arabian Nights," "The Canterbury Tales" and "The Bronze Cauldron: Myths and Legends of the World," which is a collection of stories from all over the world. McCaughrean has won the Whitebread Award for "A Little Lower Than the Angels," the Guardian Prize and Carnegie Medal for "A Pack of Lies," and the Beefeater Children's Novel Award for "Gold Dawn. Bee Willey has worked in animation, advertising, and publishing. Her first love is book illustration b" she has more than twenty childrenbs books in print b" which she now combines with teaching at several colleges of art. Bee Willey lives in Ipswich, England.
Published April 1, 1996 by Margaret K. McElderry. 144 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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