Author: Robert Buckley III & Annie Klingensmith
Description: History, adolescent.
Journey to Asgard and hear tales of Odin, Thor, and Balder The Beautiful. Learn of the exploits of such heroes of yore as Sigurd the Volsung and King Olaf. Stories of Norse Gods And Heroes consists of 20 tales from Norse mythology and legend. The stories are translated from the original source, the Icelandic Eddas, which were compiled in the 13 century from much older written and orally transmitted material. The book includes illustrations and bonus material to bring some of the translations into the modern age. The stories are a good introduction for juvenile and young adult readers into the world of Norse myths and legends.