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Norse Myths
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Norse Myths

"Discover Norse mythology through the enthralling exploits of all-powerful Odin, mighty Thor, and the trickster Loki."--Front jacket flap.

Norse Myths
  • Language: en

Norse Myths

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2008-07-10
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Retells thirty-two Scandinavian myths that have intrigued countless generations with stories of gods, giants, dwarfs, and monsters involved in the creation, development, and ultimate destruction of nine mortal and divine worlds

The Norse Myths
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 336

The Norse Myths

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018-11-29
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  • Publisher: Hachette UK

The great Norse Myths are among the most dramatic and unforgettable stories in all human history. These fascinating, fantastical tales have inspired centuries of art, culture and literature, including the storytelling of Tolkien, Neil Gaiman, George RR Martin's Game of Thrones, Wagner's Ring Cycle and Marvel Comics. The Norse Myths takes us on a thrilling journey through the Norse cosmos, from the creation of the world to Ragnarok, the final world-destroying conflict; via the Nine Worlds, and the exploits of the mighty gods and goddesses - mystical Odin, malicious Loki, mighty Thor and more - and their quarrel with the giants. Bringing to life the magical world of monsters and mythical creat...

Norse Mythology
  • Language: en

Norse Mythology

The myths and legends of the Norsemen have entertained both old and young alike for hundreds of years. This fascinating collection contains stories retold from the Icelandic Eddas, the principal sources of knowledge of Norse mythology, and the Sagas of the ancient world of the Vikings. Following the deeds of the powerful Norse gods, such as Odin, Thor and Loki, and filled with a host of fantastic creatures and objects containing magical properties, the tales in Norse Mythology will conjure up a world of heroism and romance that will enthrall readers.

Norse Myths and Legends
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

Norse Myths and Legends

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-10-12
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  • Publisher: Hachette UK

While the main focus of the book is on telling the stories, some scene-setting is provided at the beginning and each chapter also contains a section of commentary to explain what is going on and its significance. The Norse myths have gained widespread attention in the English-speaking world, partly through a Scandinavian diaspora, especially in the USA) and partly through a great interest in the myths and legends which lie behind Viking activity. Tolkien's 'Middle Earth', too, as seen in both The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films is heavily indebted to Germanic/Norse mythology. The Whittock's book fills a gap in the market between academic publications and the interest-generating (but c...

D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 154

D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths

Illustrated introduction to Norse legends

Norse Myths
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Norse Myths

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-11
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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A Treasury of Fairy Tales and Myths
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 160

A Treasury of Fairy Tales and Myths

  • Author(s): DK

This beautiful children's story treasury brings together 14 classic children's fairy tales and 17 well-known myths and legends from around the world in one magical collection. Perfect for children aged 5-7, these charmingly illustrated books bring together the best-loved characters and stories from across time, ideal for enjoying together at bedtime or reading aloud to little ones. A First Book of Fairytales includes everlasting favourites such as Sleeping Beauty, The Princess and the Pea, and Cinderella, while A First Book of Myths brings well-known tales to life including The Fall of Icarus, How Butterflies Began, and The Kingdom Under the Sea. Brought together in a beautiful slipcase, A F...

Selected British Folk Tales
  • Language: en

Selected British Folk Tales

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1996-05-31
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  • Publisher: Unknown

A collection of traditional folk tales from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, about ghosts, fairies, giants and mermaids - which in turn all come to life.

Myths of the Norsemen
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

Myths of the Norsemen

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-03-02
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  • Publisher: Penguin UK

The great Norse sagas are full of magic and heroic deeds. Odin's wanderings, Thor's hammer, the death of Bakkur, the vision of Ragnarok - tales which have been told since time immemorial - are given a fresh life in this version, written as one continuous exciting adventure story. With a brilliant introduction by Guardian Children's Fiction prize-winner, Michelle Paver. Puffin Classics contain additional endnotes for children including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more.