| In the Days of Giants|
|by Abbie Farwell Brown|
|Strength and joy of life ever marked the doings of the old Norse gods and heroes. These qualities abound in these stories of Norse mythology retold in a simple direct fashion appealing to younger children. Tells among other things how Father Odin lost his eye, how Thor went fishing, of the death of Baldur, and of the other doings of the gods and goddesses of Asgard. Vigorous black and white illustrations complement the narrative. Ages 9-11 |
About This Text
This text was prepared by Miriam Domermuth, using
as copytext, In the Days of Giants: A Book of Norse Tales, by
Abbie Farwell Brown, illustrated by E. Boyd Smith,
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1902.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
Several black and white illustrations are included in the text.
Be sure to see the Pronouncing Vocabulary of Proper Names in the
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