Amaterasu: Return of the Sun: A Japanese Myth (Graphic by Paul D. Storrie

By Paul D. Storrie

This photo novel tells the tale of Amaterasu, the japanese Shinto goddess of the sunlight. Amaterasu's mom and dad create the 1st 8 islands of Japan. Amaterasu's father later places his young ones accountable for elements of the wildlife. appealing and kindly Amaterasu is made the goddess of the solar. yet her brother, Susano, god of the ocean and storms, is jealous of his sister's place. In worry of Susano's mood, Amaterasu hides in a cave, plunging the area into darkness. the opposite gods and goddesses needs to get a hold of a smart plan to entice Amaterasu from her hiding position and restoration order to the area.

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Amaterasu: Return of the Sun: A Japanese Myth (Graphic Universe)

This photo novel tells the tale of Amaterasu, the japanese Shinto goddess of the sunlight. Amaterasu's mom and dad create the 1st 8 islands of Japan. Amaterasu's father later places his childrens answerable for elements of the wildlife. appealing and kindly Amaterasu is made the goddess of the sunlight. yet her brother, Susano, god of the ocean and storms, is jealous of his sister's place.

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Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2002. Originally published in 1958, the McAlpines’ classic book retells Japanese myths and folktales. uk. uk/religion/religions/shinto/. The British Broadcasting Corporation’s website looks at the basic beliefs and traditions of Shinto, the native religion of Japan. Richardson, Hazel. Life in Ancient Japan. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, 2005. Richardson details the events and cultural influences that shaped early Japan. Topics include the beginning of rice cultivation, the development of towns and trade, and the rise of religions, including Shinto.

Originally published in 1958, the McAlpines’ classic book retells Japanese myths and folktales. uk. uk/religion/religions/shinto/. The British Broadcasting Corporation’s website looks at the basic beliefs and traditions of Shinto, the native religion of Japan. Richardson, Hazel. Life in Ancient Japan. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, 2005. Richardson details the events and cultural influences that shaped early Japan. Topics include the beginning of rice cultivation, the development of towns and trade, and the rise of religions, including Shinto.

Shinto includes many gods and spirits, prayer and traditional ceremonies, and special foods. susano (soo-sah-noh): the Shinto god of the seas and of storms tsukiyomi (too-kee-yoh-mee): the Shinto god of the moon yomi (yoh-mee): the land of the dead further reading and websites Behnke, Alison. Japan in Pictures. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books, 2003. This book features maps and full-color photographs illustrating Japanese geography, history, and culture. com. htm. This site features information on Japan’s gods and goddesses, heroes, and monsters.

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