by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
Previously called Norse Gods and Giants, this book has been re-issued under the above title with a Preface by Michael Chabon. The book is divided into 30 short stories or myths, re-told in easy-to understand language, and is longer than the other books by these authors.
Learn about the gods theories about the creation of the world and man, the world tree (Yggdrasil), Valhalla, and the coming of a new world. Stories about the many gods and goddesses are written in an easy style and embellished with the d”Aulaires’ special illustrations. There are stories about Odin, Thor, Loki, Balder, Freya, Frigg, and more including the Valkyries and the Aesir gods.