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Norse myths & legends

Author: Philip Ardagh; Stephen May
Publisher: Chicago : World Book, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories, primarily about brave warrior gods, told around the fireside on cold winter nights by the people of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Ardagh; Stephen May
ISBN: 0716626101 9780716626107 0716626136 9780716626138
OCLC Number: 47182596
Notes: Originally published: Parsippany, NJ : Dillon Press, 1999.
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: Myth or legend? --
Gods, giants & dwarfs --
Thor in the land of the giants --
Curse of Andvari's ring --
Tyr and the jaws of Fenris --
God who loved a giantess --
Thor's stolen hammer --
Trick that killed a God --
Balder's fate & Loki's downfall --
Myths and legends resources --
Who's who in myths and legends --
Myths and legends glossary.
Other Titles: Norse myths and legends
Responsibility: as told by Philip Ardagh ; illustrated by Stephen May.

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A collection of stories, primarily about brave warrior gods, told around the fireside on cold winter nights by the people of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland.

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