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The Heavenly Zoo: Legends and Tales of the Stars
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication date April 1, 1980
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780374329105
ISBN-10 0374329109
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Original list price $12.95
Other format details juvenile
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Sixteen legends of the constellations and how they got their names, taken from such varied sources as ancient Greece, Babylon, Egypt, Sumeria, the Bible, Norway, the Balkans, Indonesia, and the American Indians.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Sixteen legends of the constellations and how they got their names, taken from such varied sources as ancient Greece, Babylon, Egypt, Sumeria, the Bible, Norway, the Balkans, Indonesia, and the American Indians.

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Hardcover
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from Farrar Straus & Giroux (April 1, 1980)
9780374329105 | details & prices | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | List price $12.95
About: A collection of tales from all over the world features legends and myths concerning the stars and planets, with full-color illustrations depicting major figures and showing their position in the night sky
Paperback
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With Monika Beisner (other contributor) | from Farrar Straus & Giroux (March 1, 1996)
9780374429270 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.95
About: A collection of tales from all over the world features legends and myths concerning the stars and planets

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