Beneath The Moon: Fairy Tales, Myths, And Divine Stories From Around The World

September 1, 2020|
Beneath The Moon: Fairy Tales, Myths, And Divine Stories From Around The World by Yoshi Yoshitani
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Powerful and universal retellings of seventy-eight divine stories, legends, and myths from around the world, each accompanied by a gorgeous illustration from acclaimed artist Yoshi Yoshitani.

Many of the lessons we learn are shared stories passed among cultures and generations. In this riveting collection of fables and folktales from cultures across the globe, characters from beloved fairytales, cultural fables, ancient mythologies, and inspirational deities are brought to life, including Sleeping Beauty (Italy), Rapunzel (Germany), Jack and the Beanstalk (England), Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexico), Sun God Ra (Egypt), the Crane Wife (Japan), and dozens more.

Lesser-known stories introduce characters such as the volcano goddess Pele from Hawaii; Mwindo, the wise and powerful king of the Nyanga people; and the strong and resilient Yennenga, mother of the Mossi people in Burkina Faso. The recurring themes of conquering evil, overcoming adversity, and finding love and companionship are woven throughout this collection.

Yoshi Yoshitani's art style is fresh and unique, featuring diverse and multicultural characters. Each story will be featured opposite a correlating illustration, both lush and vibrant.
Yoshi Yoshitani is a California-based artist whose vibrant illustrations draw on inspiration from across the globe, with a particular focus on multicultural identity. Past clients include Disney, DC Comics, Valiant, Image, DreamWorks, and Netflix. Yoshi spends time researching world mythologies, listening to audiobooks, creating fashio...
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Title:Beneath The Moon: Fairy Tales, Myths, And Divine Stories From Around The World
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:176 pages, 9.8 X 6.3 X 0.7 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 9.8 X 6.3 X 0.7 in
Published:September 1, 2020
Publisher:Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781984857224

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