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Author:  Claudia Martin


Young readers will delight in the mighty goddesses and courageous heroines that star in these epic myths, reinterpreted by master storyteller Claudia Martin and award-winning children's illustrator Khoa Le. Follow the adventures of spirited Sedna, who protects the animals of the ocean, selfless Tanis who saved her villiage from a terrible monster and brave Japlo who outwitted a water spirit.

This collection showcases narratives that celebrate strong, independent women from a range of cultures. They run free and possess the qualities we would hope for in our daughters and friends: self-confidence, strength, wits, courage, fearlessness, and independence. In reading these stories, young readers will become inspired to smash stereotypes, fight for what's right and unleash their own inner strength.

Myths include:
• Freyja's Necklace (Norse)
• Durga and the Buffalo Demon (India)
• Amaterasu and the Cave (Japan)
• Isis Discovers the Name of Ra (Egypt)
• Sedna of the Sea (Inuit)
• Pandora and the Jar (Greece)
• The Girl and the Windigo (Ojibwe, Native American)
• Pele Fights with her Sister (Hawai'i)
• The Trials of Étain (Ireland)

Featuring spectacular full-color illustrations and beautifully designed endpapers, this hardback makes a wonderful gift for children aged 7+.

ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Publishing's Inspiring Heroines series retells classic children's stories, showcasing strong female protagonists who strike out against adversity and smash stereotypes. Featuring enchanting full-color illustrations by Khoa Le, these empowering tales will inspire young readers to dream big.

Epic Myths For Fearless Girls

SKU: 9781398819962
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