Item description for Cancion de la tierra: Mitos, leyendas y tradiciones by Mary Hoffman, Jane Ray, Stephen Buckles, Roy Doty, Henry Linger, David Bromwich & David Mungello...
Natural phenomena as expressed through myth, legend, and the customs and beliefs of many cultures come together in this mix of ideas, images, and information. A wonderful celebration of earth, fire, water, and air, this book examines how these primary elements are treated cross-culturally and creates a sense of wonder at the magic they hold.
Un libro que explora la magia de los elementos que presenta cuentos de numerosas culturas junto con informacin sobre los fenmenos del mundo natural, en un compendio nico de imgenes e ideas que fascina e inspira. Las canciones de la tierra han cantado desde los primeros tiempos, pero la gente ya no es capaz de escucharlas. Explorando la magia de la tierra, el fuego, el agua y el aire, las palabras de esas canciones pueden volver para entonar de nuevo la meloda.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 10.5" Height: 10.75" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2002
ISBN 8489396760 ISBN13 9788489396760
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More About Mary Hoffman, Jane Ray, Stephen Buckles, Roy Doty, Henry Linger, David Bromwich & David Mungello
MARY HOFFMAN is the internationally acclaimed author of over 100 books for children, ranging from picture books to teenage fiction. Her first picture book for Frances Lincoln, Amazing Grace, has become a classic which, with its sequels in the series, has sold 1.5 million copies worldwide. Mary's other picture books for Frances Lincoln include The Colour of Home with Karin Littlewood and An Angel Just Like Me with Cornelius van Wright, as well as the hugely successful The Great Big Book of Families, The Great Big Book of Feelings, and Welcome to the Family, all with Ros Asquith. Their next title together will be The Great Big Body Book. Mary Hoffman lives in Oxfordshire. For more information about her books visit her website: www.maryhoffman.co.ukRos Asquith has been a Guardian cartoonist for 20 years, and has written and illustrated over 60 books for young people, including the international bestseller, The Great Big Book of Families, with Mary Hoffman, and the Alien Schoolboy and Teenage Worrier series. She graduated from Camberwell School of Art, working as a photographer, designer and teacher before becoming a theatre critic for Time Out and the Observer, and diary writer for the TV Times. Her other titles, for Barn Owl Books, are The Roman Beanfeast and The Skiver's Guide. She has two sons and lives in north London.
Mary Hoffman currently resides in Oxfordshire. Mary Hoffman was born in 1945.
Mary Hoffman has published or released items in the following series...