A beautiful hardback treasury, containing over forty myths and legends from around the world. The perfect gift for mythology lovers of all ages.
This glorious collection contains incredible stories from Greek and Norse mythology, such as Theseus and the Minotaur and Ragnarök, and famous British legends including The Sword in the Stone, alongside lesser known stories.
Bringing together amazing stories from across the world, there are tales of spirits from Spain, fish Gods from China, an Australian Aboriginal frog that drank up all of the water in the world, and many more. Fully illustrated throughout, with beautiful colour and line-work images from iconic Golden Age illustrators, including Arthur Rackham, Walter Crane and Warwick Goble.
A sumptuous 352 page gift hardback, complete with a foiled cut-through cover, foiled edges and a ribbon marker, The Macmillan Collection of Myths and Legends is a book to share and treasure.
About the Author
Macmillan has been publishing children's books for over 150 years, and is the original publisher of much-loved children's classics Alice in Wonderland and The Jungle Book. Inspired by Macmillan's rich literary heritage, The Macmillan Fairy Tales Collection contains stories and illustrations first published in collections in the 18th and early 19th centuries. With stories from authors including Charles Kingsley, Annie and Eliza Keary, and Hallam Tennyson; and illustrations from iconic artists such as Randolph Caldecott, Arthur Rackham, Warwick Goble and W. Heath Robinson.