D'aulaires' Book Of Norse Myths

byIngri D'aulaire, Edgar Parin D'aulairePreface byMichael Chabon

May 31, 2005|
D'aulaires' Book Of Norse Myths by Ingri D'aulaire
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The Caldecott medal-winning d''Aulaires once again captivate their young audience with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Norse legends, telling stories of Odin the All-father, Thor the Thunder-god and the theft of his hammer, Loki the mischievous god of the Jotun Race, and Ragnarokk, the destiny of the gods. Children meet Bragi, the god of poetry, and the famous Valkyrie maidens, among other gods, goddesses, heroes, and giants. Illustrations throughout depict the wondrous other world of Norse folklore and its fantastical Northern landscape.
Ingri Mortenson and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire met at art school in Munich in 1921. Edgar’s father was a noted Italian portrait painter, his mother a Parisian. Ingri, the youngest of five children, traced her lineage back to the Viking kings. The couple married in Norway, then moved to Paris. As Bohemian artists, they often talk...
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Title:D'aulaires' Book Of Norse MythsFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:160 pages, 12 X 8.82 X 0.73 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 12 X 8.82 X 0.73 inPublished:May 31, 2005Publisher:New York Review BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:159017125X

ISBN - 13:9781590171257

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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