In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the  World  -     By: Virginia Hamilton
    Illustrated By: Barry Moser
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In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World

Illustrated By: Barry Moser
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1991 / Paperback

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The origin of the universe, and all that is in it, has always been cause for wonder. For thousands of years, people have made up stories in an attempt to explain the beginning of humankind, the earth, and the cosmos. Beautifully told by Virginia Hamilton and splendidly illustrated by Barry Moser, In The Beginning is a collection of twenty-five creation myth stories that will engage and fascinate readers while introducing them to cultures around the world. Researched extensively by both author and illustrator, each story includes one or more illustrations - all stunning complements to the text. And each story is followed by author comments that tell about its origin.

The stories in this book reflect the wonderful range of the human imagination. In an Eskimo myth, for example, the first man pushes his way out of a pea pod. In a story from the Kono people of Guinea, death starts the world. A dramatic myth from China tells that the universe was originally in the shape of a hen's egg, and from this burst the first being. Intriguing, often humorous and always fascinating, In The Beginning is a memorable book. Recommended for ages 12 and up. A 1989 Newbery Honor book.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 1991
ISBN: 0152387420
ISBN-13: 9780152387426
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Ages: 12-14

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A thought-provoking collection of twenty-five stories that reflect the wonder and glory of the origins of the world and humankind. With commentary by the author. “A must for mythology shelves.”--Booklist

Author Bio

BARRY MOSER is the prize-winning illustrator of many beautiful books for children and adults, including Harcourts Telling Time with Big Mama Cat and Sit, Truman!, both co-illustrated by his daughter Cara Moser and written by Dan Harper. He has won the American Book Award and earned accolades from the American Library Association and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Mr. Moser lives in western Massachusetts.

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