By Matthew Reinhart

The creators of the hot York occasions best-selling Encyclopedia Prehistorica sequence supply a mythic examine the mysteries of the previous with a whole pantheon of exceptional pop-ups.

For all of recorded historical past, people have sought to appreciate Earth’s mysteries within the realm of the divine — and aspired to behavior themselves as heroes. in basic terms gods, after all, may push the solar around the sky,forge complete continents, and impel mountains to the touch the clouds. during this attractive quantity, the incomparable staff of Matthew Reinhart and Robert Sabuda take us to Ra-Atum’s land in old Egypt; above the Grecian clouds to Zeus’s Mount Olympus; as much as Norse god Odin’s frozen north; to the some distance East, the place the Jade Emperor sits within the heavens; into the wilds of Oceania, the place Pele’s volcanic rage simmers under the earth; and to many extra lands and occasions, all wealthy with sacred myths and legends.

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