The Silver Treasure by Geraldine McCaughrean
Myths and Legends of the World

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A treasury of myths and legends contains tales of such well-loved figures as King Arthur, William Tell, and Babushka, and includes the Japanese folktale about a girl who falls for a lighthouse keeper and the Alaskan story, ""The Raven and the Moon.""

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, 1997 by Margaret K. McElderry. 144 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Non-fiction

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