The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths

The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths


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Master storyteller Padraic Colum's rich, musical voice captures all the magicand majesty of the Norse sagas in his retellings of the adventures of the godsand goddesses who lived in the Northern paradise of Asgard before the dawnof history.Here are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the RainbowBridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drinkfrom the Well of Wisdom; of Thor, whose mighty hammer defends Asgard; ofLoki, whose mischievous cunning leads him to treachery against the gods; ofgiants, dragons, dwarfs and Valkyries; and of the terrible last battle thatdestroyed their world

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ISBN-13: 9780689868856
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication date: 07/01/2004
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 793,333
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Padraic Colum (1881–1972) was a poet, a playwright, and a leader of the Irish Renaissance, but he is best known for his works for children, including The Children of Odin and The Golden Fleece (a Newbery Honor Book).

William Andrew (“Willy”) Pogany (August 1882–July 30, 1955) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children’s and other books.

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