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Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 14: Why The Sea Is Salty


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Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Myths and Legends: Level 14: Why The Sea Is Salty by David Calcutt

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Why the Sea is Salty tells three water-themed myths. They all explain something about the sea - why it is salty, why droughts and floods happen, how sea creatures came to be. Find out how wishes, dragons, giant ravens and magical sea creatures all play their part. TreeTops Myths and Legends are fascinating retellings of 70 traditional stories from around the world. These captivating stories are retold by contemporary children's authors to highlight the action, drama, depth and humour of the age-old tales.Including tales from China, Vietnam, New Zealand, Ancient Rome, South Africa, North America, Iraq and more. Rich stories that encourage multicultural understanding and heritage awareness in childrenFull of thrilling themes, incredible characters and stunning artworkLevelled to provide clear and gradual progression
Release date NZ
January 9th, 2014
Illustrated by Meg Hunt Illustrated by Paul Hoppe
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Oxford University Press
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