Pele: Goddess of Hawaii's Volcanoes
|Rating||:||4.16 (691 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||71 Pages|
Myths, legends, romances and folktales of the most fascinating goddess of old Hawaii. Yet she can also be gentle, loving and as serene as her forests of verns and flowering trees.. Having the power to create new land, she has a volcanic personality - an impetuous, lusty nature, jealous, unpredictable, capable of sudden fury and great violence. Pele lives in Hawaiian hearts and minds as the personification of volcanic majesty and power
Beautiful book for those who love Hawaiian culture O. Merce Brown *****This is a lovely short book (71 pages), spectacularly illustrated by the author. Even though the classification of this book is "juvenile literature", it is a collector's item for anyone who loves Hawaiian culture.It is illustrated with black-and-white and color drawings by the author whose value alone surpasses the price of the book. There are many stories about Pele, the Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes, written in an enjoyable style, exploring both past and current legends and folklore. The author, Herb Kawainui Kane, was elected a Living Treasure of Hawai'i, and do. Excellent Reading About the Goddess Pele Great book that covers the origins of the goddess Pele and some of the myths surrounding her. Awesome pictures.. "Five Stars" according to michelle g. salazar. Fantastic book. Got it quickly and was just as listed. Super happy with the seller!