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Odd and the frost giants

Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2010, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : [New edition]View all editions and formats
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Odd's luck has been bad so far. He lost his father on a Viking expedition, his foot was crushed beneath a tree, and the winter seems to be going on for ever. But when Odd flees to the woods and releases a trapped bear, his luck begins to change. The eagle, bear and fox he encounters reveal they're actually Norse gods, trapped in animal form by the evil frost giants who have conquered Asgard, the city of the gods ...  Read more...
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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: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman
ISBN: 9780747598114 0747598118
OCLC Number: 646397140
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: 126 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: by Neil Gaiman.

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Odd's luck has been bad so far. He lost his father on a Viking expedition, his foot was crushed beneath a tree, and the winter seems to be going on for ever. But when Odd flees to the woods and  Read more...

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