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Children's Nonfiction Medieval

Medieval Myths, Legends, and Songs

by (author) Donna Trembinski

Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Oct 2005
Medieval, Folklore & Mythology, History
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2005
    List Price
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2005
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 5


In the Middle Ages, stories were told to entertain, distract, and teach. Myths and stories were woven into tapestries, preached in church sermons, and sung at feasts. Using examples from all over the medieval world, this lovely book shows how myths and legends influenced people’s lives, and how these stories were immortalized through oral story-telling, in music, and in crafts.

About the author

Donna Trembinski is an associate professor of Medieval History at St. Francis Xavier University.

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Librarian Reviews

Medieval Myths, Legends, and Songs (Medieval World)

Minstrels, jongleurs, troubadours… These storytellers told and sang myths, animal tales, legends about saints, kings, heroes and warriors – they also performed in plays.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2007.

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