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The Children of Odin

(1920)
The Book of Northern Myths
A collection of stories by

 
 
A long, long time ago, before the dawn of time, somewhere to the North, lay the realm of Asgard. Therein dwelt the Norse gods and goddesses of old who were wise, beautiful and kind. They lived in peace and harmony, untouched by evil and iniquity - until the day the Giants from Jotunheim cast envious eyes upon them and their kingdom.... This volume is an excellent retelling of the Norse sagas about Odin, Freya, Thor, Loki, and other gods and goddesses, whom the Vikings believed lived in Asgard, back in the murky clouds of pre-history. It is quite literally a version of northern mythology retold for children which has enthralled the young, and the young at heart, for countless generations. Enthralling because, while Greek and Roman mythology is interesting, Norse legend seems to have a special place in the Western European psyche, probably because so many Europeans have a Viking ancestor somewhere in their lineage. These stories are filled with the rich narrative of the storyteller, the flashing of colour, beauty and truth against the foreboding, lurking dark of the underworld. They are brought to life with excellent illustrations by the renowned artist Willy Pogany (1882 - 1955). In addition, many of today's online Viking games use this volume as a point of reference. Padraic Colum (1881 - 1972) was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer and collector of folklore. He was one of the leading figures of the Celtic Revival. In his retelling of these Norse myths and legends he speaks directly to children. 33% of the publisher's profit from the sale of this book will be donated to charity.

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May 2017 : Hardback
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Title: The Children of Odin
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March 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Children of Odin the Book of Northern Myths (Illustrated Edition)
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April 2009 : USA Hardback
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August 2008 : USA Hardback

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July 2004 : USA Hardback
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November 1984 : USA Hardback
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November 1984 : USA Paperback
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2016 : New Zealand MP3 CD
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