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Author Saxby, H. M. (Henry Maurice)
Title The great deeds of heroic women / retold by Maurice Saxby ; illustrated by Robert Ingpen.
Publication Info. New York : Peter Bedrick Books, 1992, c1990.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Children's Non-Fiction  Juv. 920 S    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 151 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 149) and index.
Contents Ancient Greece: Athena -- Aphrodite -- Demeter -- Atalanta -- Circe -- Medea -- Ancient China : Guanyin -- Jewish champions : Rahab and the fall of Jericho -- Esther -- Judith and Holofernes -- Ancient Arabia : Bilquis -- Scheherazade -- A warrior queen : Boadicea -- Saints and holy women -- Joan of Arc -- Against the odds : The hunter maiden of the Zuni people -- Vasilissa the beautiful -- Pocahontas -- Mary Bryant.
Subject Heroines -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Heroines in literature -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Legends -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Courage -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Ingpen, Robert, 1936- illustrator.
ISBN 0872263487