A Child's Introduction to Norse Mythology: Odin, Thor, Loki, and Other Viking Gods, Goddesses, Giants, and Monsters

by Heather Alexander (Author) Meredith Hamilton (Illustrator)

A Child's Introduction to Norse Mythology: Odin, Thor, Loki, and Other Viking Gods, Goddesses, Giants, and Monsters
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

Packed with action, intrigue, trickery, and love, A Child's Introduction to Norse Mythology acquaints kids with the original North Germanic and Scandinavian folklore behind characters like Thor and Loki, plus other gods, goddesses, giants, dwarves, and more.

The newest book in the best-selling, award-winning A Child's Introduction series explores the popular and captivating world of Norse mythology. Organized into two parts, part one introduces characters like Odin, the leader of the Norse gods; Thor and his mighty hammer Mjollner; Frigg, weaver of the destinies of humans and gods; frost and fire giants; cunning dwarves like Brokk and Eitri; and many more. Part two tells the stories of the suspenseful myths themselves including The Creation of the Cosmos, The Aesir-Vanir War, Loki Bound, Thor's Hammer and many more.

Full of charming and witty illustrations from Meredith Hamilton, a Norse name pronunciation guide, and a removable Norse Family Tree, A Child's Introduction to Norse Mythology is the perfect way for kids to learn the historic stories behind today's popular mythical characters.

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Heather Alexander

Born in New York and now based in sunny California, Heather Alexander is the author of numerous books for children, both fiction and nonfiction, including Only In America, Eat Bugs: Project Startup, A Child's Introduction to the Nutcracker, A Child's Introduction to Egyptology, and the Wallace and Grace early chapter book series. Heather also works as a children's book editor. Visit her at heatheralexanderbooks.com.

Joseph Moffat-Pena is a children's book author and illustrator based in Oregon City, Oregon. From a young age, Joseph has shown a keen interest in drawing. Some of his early inspirations include Ed Emberly, Genndy Tartakovsky, and Dr. Seuss. While Joseph primarily works digitally, he also enjoys experimenting with various traditional drawing and painting methods. All of his digital brushes and textures have been carefully created traditionally first. Aside from illustrating, Joseph enjoys exploring trails with his wife and two dogs, listening to and playing music, and going out to the movies.

Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780316482158
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Publication date
October 20, 2018
Series
Child's Introduction
BISAC categories
JNF025070 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Europe
JNF052030 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Social Science | Folklore & Mythology
Library of Congress categories
Mythology, Norse

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