The one-eyed giant and other monsters from the Greek myths by Anne F. Rockwell

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Published by Greenwillow Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Monsters -- Juvenile literature,
  • Mythology, Greek -- Juvenile literature,
  • Mythology, Greek

About the Edition

Relates ten Greek myths featuring an assortment of fantastic creatures.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 32).

Book details

Statementby Anne Rockwell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL795.M65 R63 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL780472M
ISBN 100688138098, 0688138101
LC Control Number95012326

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