Favorite Norse Myths

Favorite Norse Myths

From the creation of the universe, to its heroic battles for order, the fourteen intriguing myths in this collection come together to tell one powerful story. Young readers will be fascinated by characters like Odin, the greatest of gods, and the mighty Thor, who is able to take down vicious monsters much larger than himself. The powerful, beautifully written stories are graced by Troy Howell's arresting, dramatic paintings.

Title:Favorite Norse Myths
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780590480475
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    Favorite Norse Myths Reviews

  • Bandit

    "Thor" the movie has sparked my interest in Norse mythology and as it turns out the books on that are not very easy to find. I was reluctant to read a kids book, but this one is written so that anyone...

  • Angela Newton

    I got interested in Norse myths because of the Marvel films and Vikings on the History Channel. This was a great book because it was an informative over view of the main players and their stories, but...

  • AMY

    88 pages. This book gives both basic Norse mythology information and specific stories in the tradition. The illustrations are outstanding, some with two-page spreads. This book needs to be taken in sm...

  • Samantha

    I have a large text on Vikings that I am looking to get into, and I really like having context, so I checked this out of the library to gain some understanding of the mythology. This was a great intro...

  • Shelley Alongi

    I finish this in one sitting. Wow this is the kind of stuff you read on a cold night by the fireplace for sure. That’s what the introduction says and it’s true. So that’s where we get Giants. An...

  • Joanne

    Can't say I really enjoyed the stories themselves, but glad I read them and saw how different their myths are from Greek and Roman- and the giants and gods and that darn Loki always up to no good!!!...

  • Alex

    I LOVE IT !...

  • Stephanie

    Why I read this book? Here!...

  • Set

    There are a lot of similarities between Norse Folk Lore and Christianity. In Norse Lore, Heimdall shall blow his trumpet to announce Ragnarok which is the destruction of the nine worlds, the universe ...

  • Monica Jung

    MYTH - THE MAGIC STALLIONMotif - gods and powerPope Osborne, Mary. Favorite Norse Myths. New York: Scholastic, 1996.Target Audience: Grades 1st through 12thThe God Loki was fierce and confident but ha...