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Amaterasu: Return of the Sun, A Japanese Myth (Graphic Myths And Legends)

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This graphic novel tells the story of Amaterasu, the Japanese Shinto goddess of the sun. Amaterasus parents create the first eight islands of Japan. Amaterasus father later puts his children in charge of parts of the natural world. Beautiful and kindly Amaterasu is made the goddess of the sun. But her brother, Susano, god of the sea and storms, is jealous of his sisters po ...more
Library Binding, 48 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by Graphic Universe
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A great story for kids who would like to get a better understanding of Ancient Japanese Myths. It did not only provide informational text, but it also had great illustrations to help the reader know what's happening.

It was nice to see these Shinto myths in a graphic novel format. Pretty cool.
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Paul D. Storrie was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He started writing professionally in 1998 with the comic book ROBYN OF SHERWOOD about Robin Hood's daughter.

Since then, he has written comics and graphic novels for Moonstone Books, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, IDW Publishing, Devil's Due Publishing, Bluewater Productions, and Lerner Books' Graphic Universe division. He has also written short
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