By Paul D. Storrie
This picture novel tells the tale of Amaterasu, the japanese Shinto goddess of the solar. Amaterasu's mom and dad create the 1st 8 islands of Japan. Amaterasu's father later places his young ones answerable 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 shrewdpermanent plan to entice Amaterasu from her hiding position and repair order to the area.
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He has returned to live there again and again after living in other cities and states. He began writing professionally in 1987 and has written comics for Caliber Comics, Moonstone Books, Marvel Comics, and DC Comics. Titles he has worked on include Hercules, Robin Hood, Robyn of Sherwood (featuring stories about Robin Hood’s daughter), Batman Beyond, Gotham Girls, Captain America: Red, White and Blue, and Mutant X. ron randall has drawn comics for every major comic publisher in the United States, including Marvel, DC, Image, and Dark Horse.
He lives in Portland, Oregon.
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.