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Odd and the Frost Giants

Author: Neil Gaiman; Brett Helquist
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An unlucky twelve-year-old Norwegian boy named Odd leads the Norse gods Loki, Thor, and Odin in an attempt to outwit evil Frost Giants who have taken over Asgard.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Loki, (Norse deity); Thor, (Norse deity); Odin, (Norse deity); Loki, (Norse deity); Odin, (Norse deity); Thor, (Norse deity)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman; Brett Helquist
ISBN: 9780061671739 0061671738
OCLC Number: 191931608
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Map Locator & Downloader (Permanent link).; Middle School.; 820
Description: 117 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Odd --
The fox, the eagle and the bear --
The night conversation --
Making rainbows --
At Mimir's well --
The gates of Asgard --
Four transformations and a meal --
Afterwards.
Responsibility: Neil Gaiman ; illustrated by Brett Helquist.

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An unlucky twelve-year-old Norwegian boy named Odd leads the Norse gods Loki, Thor, and Odin in an attempt to outwit evil Frost Giants who have taken over Asgard.

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A gentle introduction to Norse myth

by vicky.maloy (WorldCat user published 2011-07-15) Very Good Permalink

We read this book, a chapter a night, together in our house.  Our five year old enjoyed it, even without knowing who the characters were.  The author included a few enjoyable asides within the text for those who already knew Odin, Loki and Thor.

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