Tales of Odin, Thor, and LokiBook - 2017
A collaboration by two talented creators provides the perfect means to delve into Norse mythology and pore over the enthralling exploits of all-powerful Odin; mighty Thor and his hammer, Mjolnir; and Loki, the infamous trickster. From the creation of the nine worlds to the final battle of Ragnarok, Carnegie Medal winner Kevin Crossley-Holland details the Viking gods as never before, while Jeffrey Alan Love's lavish illustrations bring the mythic figures to life on the page. Readers will be caught up in the seesawing struggle for power between gods, dwarfs, and giants, punctuated by surprising love matches, thrilling journeys, and dazzling magic. With its well-researched, lyrical prose and its dramatic and powerful artwork, this wonderful gift edition makes the perfect book for both the staunchest fans of mythology and newcomers with no knowledge of Viking folklore.
From Library Staff
LPL_CentennialC Nov 29, 2017
If you're new to Norse mythology, this book is a great place to start! Kevin Crossley-Holland is a master storyteller, but what really drew me into the stories were the gorgeous illustrations by Jeffrey Alan Love. The images are captivating and full of texture -- they make the stories really com... Read More »
(Example of artwork by Jeffrey Alan Love, best artist)