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Goddesses and Heroines

By: Jean Menzies, Katie Ponder - illustrator
Narrated by: Suzie Rai
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Discover the stories of goddesses and other powerful women shared throughout the ages in this beautiful 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. Find out how Japanese goddess of the dawn Ame-no-Uzume saved the day by dancing; how ancient Greek witch Medea helped to 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.

Children will love exploring the tales by themselves or as bedtime stories.

©2023 Jean Menzies (P)2023 DK Audio

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