Tales from the Rain Forest


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Ecco 1997
Social Studies Curriculum

The myths and legends of the Amazonian Indians of Brazil will charm children and adults alike. Translated from the Portuguese and adapted from numerous sources, these tales give the reader a glimpse into the village life, surroundings, and beliefs of the Amazonian Indian. Includes detailed drawings, maps and a glossary of Amerindian and Portuguese words--from the publisher

133 pages    978-0880015677  Ages 10-13


This is a collection of ten myths collected from the Amazonian Indians. The collection includes myths, legends and Pourquoi tales that explain the origin of humans, night, rain, thunder and other natural phenomena all gorgeously illustrated with original art. Supporting material includes cultural notes and source notes.

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