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    The People could fly : the picture book / Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
    Book | Alfred A. Knopf | 2007 | New edition with CD.
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    Mill Basin Juv Non-Fic J 398.2 H CHECK SHELVES (FOLK/FAIRY T)
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    Edition
    New edition with CD.
    Description
    1 volume (unpaged) : cl. illustrations ; 32 cm + 1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
    Note
    Title on accompanying disc: The people could fly : an American-African folktale.
    Contents
    Pea-pod man: Raven the creator -- Finding night: Quat the creator -- Endless sea of mud: Death the creator -- Bursting from the hen's egg: Phan Ku the creator -- Traveling to form the world: Old Man the creator -- First man becomes the devil: Ulgen the creator -- Turtle dives to the bottom of the sea: Earth Starter the creator -- Moon and Sun: Mawu-Lisa the creators -- Bandicoots come from his body: Karora the creator -- Spider Ananse finds something: Wulbari the creator -- Woman who fell from the sky: divine woman the creator -- Man copies god: Nyambi the creator -- Frost giant: Imir the creator -- Owner of the sky: Olorun the creator -- Marduk, god of gods: Apsu and Tiamat the creators -- Four creations to make man: Maker and Feathered Serpent the creators -- Angry gods: Ta-aroa the creator -- Sun, life, wind, and death : God Lowa the creator -- Sun-god and the dragon: God Ra the creator -- Separation of earth and sky: Sedi and Melo the creators -- First man, first woman: Yahweh the creator -- Coming of all things: the Greek creators -- God brings fire to man: Prometheus the creator -- Pandora: Zeus the creator -- In the beginning: Elohim the creator.
    Performer
    Accompanying disc narrated by James Earl Jones and Virginia Hamilton.
    Summary
    An illustrated collection of twenty-five myths from various parts of the world explaining the creation of the world. A thought-provoking collection of twenty-five stories that reflect the wonder and glory of the origins of the world and humankind. With commentary by the author. A must for mythology shelves.
    Subject
    Addl. Author
    Dillon, Leo.
    Dillon, Diane.
    Jones, James Earl.
    ISBN
    0375845534 (book and CD) :
    9780375845536 (book and CD) :
    (FOLK/FAIRY T)
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