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Author Tonatiuh, Duncan, author.

Title Feathered serpent and the five suns : a Mesoamerican creation myth / Duncan Tonatiuh.

Publication Info. New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2020]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 809.9 Ton    Juv New Books Pittsburg  Available
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "This pre-Columbian creation myth tells the story of Quetzalcoatl, one of the most important deities in ancient Mesoamerica, and his quest to create humankind. The gods tried to make humans during each sun, or age, but each time failed. So when they grew tired, only one did not give up: Quetzalcoatl, also called the Feathered Serpent. Determined, the Feathered Serpent embarks on a dangerous journey full of fearsome foes and harsh elements, facing each trial with wisdom, bravery, and resourcefulness before confronting his final challenge at Mictlan, the underworld. With his instantly recognizable, acclaimed art style and grand storytelling, Tonatiuh recounts a dazzling creation tale of epic proportions"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Quetzalcoatl (Mesoamerican deity) -- Juvenile literature.
Aztec mythology -- Juvenile literature.
Quetzalcoatl (Mesoamerican deity)
Aztec mythology.
ISBN 9781419746772 (lib. bdg.)
1419746774 (lib. bdg.)

 
    
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