Tales of Norse Gods and Heroes

Tales of Norse Gods and Heroes

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The Vikings told many stories of their gods: mighty Odin; Thor the god of thunder; gentle Freya; and Loki the mischief-maker and the tricks he played. In the stories, the gods are forced to always strive against the hated giants, who symbolize the pitiless northern snows and the grim mountains. These exciting and dramatic tales open with the beginning of all things, and follow the story through to the gods' final battle against the forces of winter.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 7.62mm | 294.83g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • black and white illustrations
  • 0192741675
  • 9780192741677

Review quote

"Picard brings to life the wondrous tales of Thor, Odin, Loki, and the other fantastic inhabitants of Asgard and Valhalla and tells of their heroic deeds and colorful adventures, once more bringing these timeless tales alive for the reader to enjoy.... Picard shows just why these tales have survived even into modern times."--Sing Out!show more

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86 ratings
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