Sun-day, Moon-day

Sun-day, Moon-day

How the Week Was Made

Book - 1998
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Most of us take the days of the week for granted, but each has a unique history. This compelling collection of tales about how the week was made takes young readers back to the first age of the Vikings, then further back to the Romans & even further to the ancient Greeks, Egyptians & Babylonians. All these people gave something to our calendar. They used the sun, the moon & the planets to measure time & the seasons, & the stories that they invented about their gods & goddesses make each day of the week different. Each story begins with an introduction to the day & endnotes at the back of the book offer even more interesting facts & insights. To order call 718-260-8946; fax toll free 888-346-9138; e-mail ussales@barefoot-books.com; or write to Barefoot Books, 41 Schermerhorn St., Suite 145, Brooklyn, New York 11201.
Publisher: Bristol, Eng. : Barefoot Books, 1998
ISBN: 9781901223637
1901223639
Branch Call Number: EUROPE GILCHRI
Characteristics: 79 p. : ill

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