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 has written more than 70 books for children, and her powers of observation bring vitality and humour to all her stories and retellings.
Her previous titles for Dorling Kindersley include Henry's Baby and A First Bible Story Book. Her best-known picture books are Amazing Grace, Three Wise Women, and An Angel Just Like Me. Mary lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and they have three daughters. The girls were brought up on myths and legends, of which Mary and her husband have an extensive collection.
Mary Hoffman currently resides in Oxfordshire. Mary Hoffman was born in 1945.