Amazing Immortals

A Guide to Gods and Goddesses Around the World

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A culturally diverse, fact-filled, and gorgeously illustrated introduction to over 80 gods and goddesses from around the world

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Dinah Dunn Williams

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A culturally diverse, fact-filled, and gorgeously illustrated introduction to over 80 gods and goddesses from around the world—a perfect introduction to mythology for young readers.

With heroic deeds, family drama, pulse-pounding battles, and shape-shifting magic, mythology fascinates us all. But even the biggest enthusiasts find it hard to keep track of who’s who!

Packed with facts and full-color, lush illustrations, Dinah Williams’s Amazing Immortals is a fascinating introduction to these larger-than-life gods and goddesses, highlighting their big personalities, famous adventures, formidable powers, family trees, animal companions, and appearances in pop culture. Organized by theme—from gods of creation to gods of death and the underworld; from gods of water to gods of fire; from gods of love to gods of war—this diverse encyclopedia features both familiar and underrepresented deities.

Filled with betrayal, intrigue, romance, and impossible feats, their captivating stories entertain us, explain our world, and help answer some of life’s biggest questions.

Includes gods and goddesses from 30 pantheons:
Akan * Annang *Aztec * Babylonian * Bushongo * Canaanite * Celtic * Chinese * Efik * Egyptian * Finnish * Greek * Hawai’ian * Hindu * Hittite * Hopi * Ibibio * Incan * Inuit * Korean * Lithuanian * Māori * Mayan * Navajo * Norse * Pueblo * Roman * Shinto * Sumerian * Yoruba

Additional information

Weight 664 g
Dimensions 16 x 20.9 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 4 April 2024
Number of pages 208
Format Hardback
Dimensions 16 x 20.9 cm
Weight 664 g

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Dinah Dunn, under her married name Williams, has written more than a dozen historical books for kids, including Scholastic’s Terrible But True: Awful Events in American History, True Haunting Deadly Disasters, and Spooky Cemeteries, which won the 2009 Children’s Choice Book of the Year Award.