Reading: Treasury of Morse Mythology

Reading: Treasury of Morse MythologyTreasury of Norse Mythology: Stories of Intrigue, Trickery, Love, and Revenge by Donna Jo Napoli, Christina Balit
Published by National Geographic Children's Books on September 22nd 2015
Genres: folklore, myths, non-fiction
Pages: 192

Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters come to life in a stunning tableau of Norse myths, including those of the thunder god Thor, the one-eyed god and Allfather Odin, and the trickster god Loki. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia. This book is the third in the trilogy that includes the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology and National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology.

Norse mythology review

Since I’ve finally read The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase #1) and I’m tackling the Magnus Chase and it’s been a few months since Viking History (though, to be honest that was a class on Viking History not Viking Mythology so only a small portion covered myths), I decided to review and brush up my knowledge of Norse myths.

I’ve checked this book out from the library a couple of times, browsed through it a bit, but now I’m giving it my full attention.

I’m curious to add more to than the popular myth and folklore. And pretty excited about it too!


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