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Norse myths : tales of Odin, Thor, and Loki / in new versions by Kevin Crossley-Holland ; illustrated by Jeffrey Alan Love.

Crossley-Holland, Kevin, (author.). Love, Jeffrey Alan, (illustrator.).

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  • 0 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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2 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 293.13 C951n 2017 (Text) 33126024970588 YA Nonfiction Checked out 11/16/2020
Erlanger Branch 293.13 C951n 2017 (Text) 33126024881157 YA Nonfiction In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0763695009
  • ISBN: 9780763695002
  • Physical Description: v, 225 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Studio, an imprint of Candlewick Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Gods and goddessess -- Dwarfs and giants -- The Norse world -- In the beginning -- The wall of Asgard -- Who we are -- Mouthfuls of poetry -- Three grisly children -- Apples of youth -- Choosing a husband -- The treasures of the gods -- Thor regains his hammer -- Skirnir -- Thor's great journey to Utgard -- Thor goes fishing -- Thor's duel with Hrungnir -- Otter's ransom and the gold ring -- Geirrod -- Alvis outwitted -- Balder's dreams -- The death of Balder -- Vengeance -- The last battle.
Summary, etc.:
The gods of the Vikings come to life as never before in this extraordinary illustrated anthology by Carnegie Medal-winning author Kevin Crossley-Holland and artist Jeffrey Alan Love. Fast-moving and ice-bright, these dramatic, enthralling and atmospheric tales are based on the Scandinavian myth cycle - one of the greatest and most culturally significant stories in the world. The stories of dazzling magic and thrilling journeys tell of the creation of the nine worlds and follow Odin with his one eye, Thor with his mighty hammer and Loki the shape-shifting trickster on their adventures until the final great battle of Ragnarok. In this stunning collection of myths, the strange world of ancient magic, gods, giants and dwarfs is unforgettably imagined.
Subject: Mythology, Norse.

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