In the Days of Giants

by Abbie Farwell Brown

Description:  Strength and joy of life ever marked the doings of the old Norse gods and heroes. These qualities abound in these stories of Norse mythology retold in a simple direct fashion appealing to younger children. Tells among other things how Father Odin lost his eye, how Thor went fishing, of the death of Baldur, and of the other doings of the gods and goddesses of Asgard. Vigorous black and white illustrations complement the narrative.

Additional information:

Ages:  9-11
Length:  190 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2008
ISBN:  978-1-59915-044-4
Genres:  Literature, Norse Mythology

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Table of Contents

1. The Beginning of Things
2. How Odin Lost His Eye 
3. Kvasir's Blood 
4. The Giant Builder 
5. The Magic Apples 
6. Skadi's Choice 
7. The Dwarf's Gifts 
8. Loki's Children 

9. The Quest of the Hammer
10. The Giantess Who Would Not 
11. Thor's Visit to the Giants 
12. Thor's Fishing 
13. Thor's Duel 
14. In the Giant's House 
15. Balder and the Mistletoe 
16. The Punishment of Loki

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