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Book of Norse Myths

 
Title:      Book of Norse Myths
Categories:      Elementary School, Fifth, Fourth, Third, Reading, Multicultural, Stories/Pedagogical Stories, History, General Waldorf Curriculum, General Education
BookID:      788
Authors:      Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaires
ISBN-10(13):      978-1590171257
Publisher:      NYR Children's Collection; Main edition
Publication date:      7-10-2005
Number of pages:      160
Language:      English
Rating:      0 
Picture:      cover
Description:     

The Caldecott medal-winning d'Aulaires once again captivate their young audience with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Norse legends, telling stories of Odin the All-father, Thor the Thunder-god and the theft of his hammer, Loki the mischievous god of the Jotun Race, and Ragnarokk, the destiny of the gods. Children meet Bragi, the god of poetry, and the famous Valkyrie maidens, among other gods, goddesses, heroes, and giants. Illustrations throughout depict the wondrous other world of Norse folklore and its fantastical Northern landscape.

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