A collection of stories from around the world that are meant to explain such things as Why the cat always falls upon her feet, How fire was brought to the Indians, and Why there is a hare in the moon.
Fifty-four nature myths from around the world, many from Native Americans, are collected and retold in this edition, originally published in 1902. The vocabulary is intended for young readers, with myths such "The Story of the First Hummingbird" and "Why the Aspen Leaves Tremble."
Target Age: 5-9
0.55" H x 9.12" L x 6.1" W
Pub Date: September 01, 1997