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Popol Vuh

Mayan civilization once flourished in what is today Guatemala and the Yucatan. The Mayan sacred book the Popol Vuh tells of the creation of the universe, the world of gods and demi-gods and the creation of mankind.

Translated by David Unger

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This is a children’s retelling of a Mayan sacred book that explains key creation myths including of the coming into being of the universe, the world of Mayan gods and demi-gods and the creation of human beings. Ideal as a story collection to be dipped into with Upper KS2, this richly illustrated book gives an insight into the fascinating world of Mayan mythology.

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