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The Golden Hoard: Myths and Legends of the World

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From the English legend of Robin Hood and the West Indian story of Anansi the Spiderman to the lesser known Native American story of the first snow and the Kikuyu myth of how men and women finally agreed, this collection is a compilation of 22 universally appealing tales from such places as Polyneisa, Estonia, North America, Mexico, and Kikuyu. Full color.
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published April 1st 1996 by Margaret K. McElderry Books (first published October 30th 1995)
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There once was a foolish king named Midas. He loved gold, thats all he ever thought about. One day Midas saw a Centaur and he pointed the Centaur to the direction of olympus.So the magical Centaur granted Midas's wish of everything he touches turns to gold. The king realized how foolish this wish was because everything he drank or ate turned to solid gold and he could not eat or drink it. He even turned his own daughter into gold.

I thought this story was okay but it was a little strange.

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Geraldine McCaughrean was born in 1951 and brought up in North London. She studied at Christ Church College of Education, Canterbury and worked in a London publishing house for 10 years before becoming a full-time writer in 1988. She has written over 120 books, 50 short plays for schools, and a radio play.

Her adult novels include Fires’ Astonishment (1990) and The Ideal Wife (1997), but she is bes
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