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Heavens Unearthed In Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales - FIRST EDITION -

Kane, Matt - (Illustrated by Joe SERVELLO)

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ISBN 10: 0966707613 / ISBN 13: 9780966707618
Published by Golden Egg Books, 1999
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FIRST Edition, FIRST Printing thus. A FLAWLESS volume in same condition UNclipped b/w dust jacket. Illustrated with the fabulous art of Joe Servello throughout. A scholarly text. Large 'Note' section at rear with Index. A FIRST/FIRST. 308 pages. Mylar protected jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 002015

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Title: Heavens Unearthed In Nursery Rhymes and ...

Publisher: Golden Egg Books

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Our most popular fairy tales and nursery rhymes are based on ancient myths about the sun, the moon, solar and lunar eclipses, and summer and winter solstices. These myths span the globe and are thousands of years old, even dating to the late Ice Age and before. Why does Little Red Riding Hood wear red? What does eating an apple stand for in "Snow White"? Solstices and eclipses hold the answers to thse questions and more.

About the Author:

Award-winning librarian Matt Kane began his career as head of the reference department at the Altoona (Pennsylvania)Area Public Library. After twenty-five years of service in a variety of positions, he recently retired as director of the library. He and his wife, Mary Lou, reside in both Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Joe Servello is one of America's most compelling illustrators. He has illustrated over fifty books, including works by William Kotzwinkle, John Gardner, and Paul West.

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