Crossing the Arctic : A Norse Troll Story
Crossing the Arctic is the story of a Norse Fjell Trollet, a mountain troll. Ridiculed because of is lack of cleanliness, Fy decides to follow in his father's footsteps and make his way from Norway to the New World in order to start a new life for himself. Receded fjord waters impacted by glacial movement and ice jams in the Arctic allow Fy to take advantage of his huge height and walk across. Two Nisse, small Norse troll people, accompany him and the three fact adventures on the journey to the New World.
- Paperback | 140 pages
- 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
- 04 Aug 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Jan Smith
Jan Smith, a former teacher, writes a Norse fiction troll story, interspersing factual Arctic ice flow movement with mythological explanation of how the New World was settled. Using the Artic Ocean and geological research on early ice flow Smith creates a plausible explanation for New World settlement.