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The children of Odin : the book of northern myths

Author: Padraic Colum
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Pub. Co., 1948.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retelling of the Norse sagas about Odin, Freya, Thor, Loki and the other gods and gaddesses who lived in Asgard before the dawn of time.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Padraic Colum
OCLC Number: 5459475
Description: 271 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Danger --
Sif's Golden Hair: How Loki Wrought Mischief in Asgard --
How Brock Brought Judgment on Loki --
How Freya Gained Her Necklace and How Her Loved One was Lost to Her --
Hwo Frey Won Gerda, The Giant Maiden, and How He Lost His Magic Sword --
Heimdall and Little Hnossa: How All Things Came to Be --
The All-Father's Forebodings: How He Leaves Asgard --
Odin Goes to Mimir's Well: His Sacrifice for Wisdom --
Odin Faces an Evil Man --
Odin Wins for Men the Magic Mead --
Odin Tells to Vidar, His Silent Son, the Secret of His Doings --
Thor and Loki in the Giant's City --
How Thor and Loki Befooled Thrym the Giant --
Aegir's Feast: How Thor Triumphed --
The Dwarf's Hoard, and the Curse that It Brought --
Foreboding in Asgard --
Loki the Betrayer --
Loki Against the Aesir --
The Valkyrie --
The Children of Loki --
Baldur's Doom --
Loki's Punishment --
Sigurd's Youth --
The Sword Gram and the Dragon Fafnir --
The Dragon's Blood --
The Story of Sigmund and Signy --
The Story of the Vengence of the Volsungs and the Death of Sinfiotli --
Brynhild in the House of Flame --
Sigurd and the House of the Nibelungs --
How Brynhild Was Won for Gunnar --
The Death of Singurd --
The Twilight of the Gods.
Responsibility: by Padraic Colum ; illus. by Willy Pogany.

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A retelling of the Norse sagas about Odin, Freya, Thor, Loki and the other gods and gaddesses who lived in Asgard before the dawn of time.

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