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Product Description: Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781426325403 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 11, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.

Library:

9781426325410 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 11, 2016, cover price $34.90 | About this edition: Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.

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Product Description: For these ten masterly retellings, entrancing and gloriously funny by turns, Robert Leeson has selected a feast of tales that give a rich flavour of the Thousand and One Nights. The collection ranges from well-loved tales of treasure, magical power and quick wits (Aladdin, The Fisherman and the Jinni, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves) to hilarious romps (The Woman with Five Suitors, The Story of the Hunchback, The Sleeper and the Waker); it includes a magical romance (The Ebony Horse), and also a scattering of spiced sweetmeats (The Dream, The Donkey)...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781847807151, titled "The Arabian Nights" | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, October 19, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: For these ten masterly retellings, entrancing and gloriously funny by turns, Robert Leeson has selected a feast of tales that give a rich flavour of the Thousand and One Nights.

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Product Description: This volume examines the concept of genetic determinism, finding it unsupportable by science yet prevalent in our culture in the form of the "gene myth". Despite DNA determinism, we as persons are still free. We are also morally responsible...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Christina Balit (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780415915045, titled "Television and Cultural Studies" | Routledge, May 1, 1996, cover price $26.95 | also contains Television and Cultural Studies

Paperback:

9780415915229, titled "Playing God?: Genetic Determinism and Human Freedom" | Routledge, December 1, 1996, cover price $26.95 | also contains Playing God?: Genetic Determinism and Human Freedom | About this edition: This volume examines the concept of genetic determinism, finding it unsupportable by science yet prevalent in our culture in the form of the "gene myth".

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Product Description: Coinciding with the new Rick Riordan Magnus Chase series and the Marvel Age of Ultron DVD, featuring Thor, comes a new look at Asgard and the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia. Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters come to life in a stunning tableau of Norse myths, including those of the thunder god Thor, the one-eyed god and Allfather Odin, and the trickster god Loki...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Donna Jo Napoli

Hardcover:

9781426320989 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, September 22, 2015, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Coinciding with the new Rick Riordan Magnus Chase series and the Marvel Age of Ultron DVD, featuring Thor, comes a new look at Asgard and the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia.

Library:

9781426320996 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, September 22, 2015, cover price $34.90 | About this edition: Coinciding with the new Rick Riordan Magnus Chase series and the Marvel Age of Ultron DVD, featuring Thor, comes a new look at Asgard and the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia.

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Product Description: "When the messenger rode across our narrow bridge, I was looking out of a window. My blood seemed to stop its journey around my body when I saw the livery of Uther Pendragon. That's the second sight. All the women in our family have it to some extent...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Mary Hoffman

Hardcover:

9781847807168 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, October 19, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: "When the messenger rode across our narrow bridge, I was looking out of a window.

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Product Description: Gods, heroes, legends and creatures – amazing constellations light up the night sky, and each has a special story. Dr Jacqueline Mitton’s lyrical text blends ancient myths with modern astronomical facts in this spectacular introduction to the wonder of our night sky...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781847805591 | Revised edition (Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, August 12, 2014), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Gods, heroes, legends and creatures – amazing constellations light up the night sky, and each has a special story.

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Product Description: The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781426313806 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 22, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx.

Library:

9781426313813 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 22, 2013, cover price $33.90 | About this edition: The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx.

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Product Description: A treasure trove of storytelling wisdom, gathered from around the globeRanging from the must-have favorites—including Axe Soup and Under the Banyan Tree—to lesser known stories that are at once compelling and unforgettable, this beautifully designed story book is a valuable addition to any child's collection...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Mary Joslin (other contributor)

Hardcover:

9780745963693 | Lion Pub, April 1, 2013, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A treasure trove of storytelling wisdom, gathered from around the globeRanging from the must-have favorites—including Axe Soup and Under the Banyan Tree—to lesser known stories that are at once compelling and unforgettable, this beautifully designed story book is a valuable addition to any child's collection.

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Product Description: As Odysseus fights his way back home after the Trojan War, he has to endure harrowing ordeals and adventures, and even when he returns to Ithaca, his troubles are far from over. Acclaimed storytellers Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden bring the poetry of Homer to life, and illustrator Christina Balit's stylized paintings give life to mortals and immortals alike...read more

Paperback:

9781846864476 | Reprint edition (Barefoot Books, August 1, 2010), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: As Odysseus fights to find his way back home after the long and brutal Trojan War, he has to endure harrowing ordeals and adventures, and come to terms with devastating losses.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781846860997 | Barefoot Books, September 1, 2007, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Retells the classic Greek epic about Odysseus and his adventures as he tries to return home after the Trojan War.

School and Library:

9781846867033 | Rei/com re edition (Barefoot Books, October 1, 2012), cover price $23.99 | About this edition: As Odysseus fights his way back home after the Trojan War, he has to endure harrowing ordeals and adventures, and even when he returns to Ithaca, his troubles are far from over.
9781841488004 | Barefoot Books, September 6, 2006, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Retells the classic Greek epic about Odysseus and his adventures as he tries to return home after the Trojan War.

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Product Description: School Library Journal Best Books of 2011Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading AssociationCapitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSCThe new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781426308444 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 11, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: School Library Journal Best Books of 2011Eureka!

Library:

9781426308451 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 11, 2011, cover price $33.90 | About this edition: School Library Journal Best Books of 2011Eureka!

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Product Description: Collected in this inspiring anthology are 15 traditional stories drawn from a variety of cultures from all across the globe. Each tale focuses on a different key issue—among them sharing resources, the downfalls of pride, and the nature of true wealth—and offers insight on how they can best be resolved...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780745960609 | Lion Pub, April 1, 2009, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Collected in this inspiring anthology are 15 traditional stories drawn from a variety of cultures from all across the globe.

Product Description: With the addition of Ceres and Eris to our solar system, every library, school, and space-gazing, mythology-loving kid needs an updated look at the planets and the gods they represent. The Planet Gods is that volume: a new, reliable guide to the exciting recent developments in the world of astronomy from the experts here on planet Earth...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781426304484 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, November 11, 2008, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: With the addition of Ceres and Eris to our solar system, every library, school, and space-gazing, mythology-loving kid needs an updated look at the planets and the gods they represent.

Library:

9781426304491 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, November 11, 2008, cover price $25.90 | About this edition: With the addition of Ceres and Eris to our solar system, every library, school, and space-gazing, mythology-loving kid needs an updated look at the planets and the gods they represent.

Prebinding:

9781439592205 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: With the addition of Ceres and Eris to our solar system, every library, school, and space-gazing, mythology-loving kid needs an updated look at the planets and the gods they represent.

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Product Description: National Geographic’s stunning rendition of the constellations’ glittering lightshow is now available in paperback.Take an illuminating ride through the starry night sky, and learn how the heavens pay tribute to the gods of Greek and Roman mythology...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Jacqueline Mitton

Hardcover:

9780792263326 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, February 1, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents facts about stars, nebulas, galaxies, and constellations and recounts the Greek myths that provided widely-known names for ten constellations, from Andromeda to Pegasus.

Paperback:

9781426303913 | Reprint edition (Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 13, 2009), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: National Geographic’s stunning rendition of the constellations’ glittering lightshow is now available in paperback.

By Christina Balit (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780805088373 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, September 30, 2008, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: Everyone knows their own star sign, but how many can identify the constellations in the night sky and the stars that form them? Here is a beautiful illustrated book offering a factual, astronomical guide to the Zodiac and the celestial phenomena in which the Zodiac tradition is rooted...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781845072797 | Reprint edition (Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, July 28, 2008), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Everyone knows their own star sign, but how many can identify the constellations in the night sky and the stars that form them?

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The treasured stories of the Bible make one great story about God and God's people. In this retelling, each memorable episode can be enjoyed in its own right or read and understood as part of the unfolding story. Ages 3+.
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Lois Rock

Hardcover:

9780745949369 | Lion Pub, March 1, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Provides stories from the Bible for children, including the tales of Noah and the Ark, Joseph and the pharaoh, the Battle of Jericho, the fall of Jerusalem, the parable of the Good Samaritan, and Doubting Thomas.

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This Bible journeys from the Garden of Eden to God's new heaven and earth, in 100 episodes. The words capture the drama, mystery and significance of all the major stories in the Old and New Testaments, while the illustrations provide detailed composition.
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Lois Rock

Hardcover:

9780745939544 | Lion Pub, October 30, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This Bible journeys from the Garden of Eden to God's new heaven and earth, in 100 episodes.

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Product Description: This Bible journeys from the Garden of Eden to God's new heaven and earth, in 100 episodes. The words capture the drama, mystery and significance of all the major stories in the Old and New Testaments, while the illustrations provide detailed composition.
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Lois Rock

Hardcover:

9780745947259 | Lion Pub, October 30, 2006, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This Bible journeys from the Garden of Eden to God's new heaven and earth, in 100 episodes.

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Shows and describes the animal constellations, including Canis Major and Scorpius the Scorpion, and provides information about some of the more unusual stars that make up the constellations. Reprint.
By Christina Balit (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780792259350 | Reprint edition (Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 10, 2006), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Shows and describes the animal constellations, including Canis Major and Scorpius the Scorpion, and provides information about some of the more unusual stars that make up the constellations.

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Product Description: Khepri meets the Pharaoh, Prince of Egypt, for the first time one morning in the shadow of the temple walls, and a friendship springs up between them. When Khepri discovers a terrible trap in the Pharaoh's newly-built tomb designed to kill, he knows he must warn the Prince...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Nick Would

Hardcover:

9780802795618 | Walker & Co, May 2, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A tiny scarab beetle saves the Pharaoh from a trap that would have led to his death in a story that also includes facts about ancient Egypt.
9781845072995 | Gardners Books, March 1, 2006, cover price $18.90 | About this edition: Khepri meets the Pharaoh, Prince of Egypt, for the first time one morning in the shadow of the temple walls, and a friendship springs up between them.

Paperback:

9781845074241 | Reprint edition (Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, August 9, 2011), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Khepri meets the Pharaoh, Prince of Egypt, for the first time one morning in the shadow of the temple walls, and a friendship springs up between them.

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Everyone knows their own star sign but how many can identify the constellations in the night sky and the stars that form them? This book offers a factual astronomical guide to the zodiac and the celestial phenomena in which the zodiac tradition is rooted.
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Jacqueline Mitton

Hardcover:

9781845070748 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, October 20, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Offers a factual astronomical guide to the zodiac and the celestial phenomena and ancient myths in which the zodiac tradition is rooted.

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Stories from the Christian tradition retold for 5 - 8s.

Paperback:

9780745949260 | Gardners Books, February 18, 2005, cover price $8.90 | About this edition: Stories from the Christian tradition retold for 5 - 8s.

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Hercules, son of the god Zeus and a mortal woman, renowned for his great strength, performs twelve dangerous tasks to atone for an attack on his wife and children.

Paperback:

9788431671785 | Italian edition edition (Vicens-Vives Editorial S.A., January 1, 2004), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Hercules, son of the god Zeus and a mortal woman, renowned for his great strength, performs twelve dangerous tasks to atone for an attack on his wife and children.

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The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 destroyed Pompeii, but some people must have survived. Taking this historical event as a starting point, this story tells of Tranio, an actor's son, and his friend Livia, the baker's daughter, as they witness the destruction of their beloved city.

Hardcover:

9780711220607 | Slp edition (Gardners Books, September 1, 2003), cover price $18.10 | About this edition: The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 destroyed Pompeii, but some people must have survived.

Paperback:

9781845070595 | New edition (Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, February 26, 2013), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 destroyed Pompeii, but some people must have survived.

School and Library:

9780805073249 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, October 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: When Mount Vesuvius erupts in 79 A.

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A child's introduction to the planets in our solar system. Dr Jacqueline Mitton describes each planet, drawing on scientific information. She also discusses the gods that the planets are named after, and examines the relationships between contemporary facts and ancient myths.
By Christina Balit (illustrator) and Jacqueline Mitton

Hardcover:

9780792272205 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An introduction to the planets of the solar system describes the unique characteristics of each planet and compares them to the ancient gods and goddesses who are their namesakes.

Paperback:

9780711219472 | New edition (Gardners Books, February 1, 2003), cover price $11.50 | About this edition: A child's introduction to the planets in our solar system.

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