Favorite Norse Mythsby Mary Pope Osborne, Troy Howell (Illustrator)
From the creation of the universe, to its heroic battles for order, the fourteen intriguing myths in this collection come together to tell one powerful story. Young readers will be fascinated by characters like Odin, the greatest of gods, and the mighty Thor, who is able to take down vicious monsters much larger than himself. The powerful, beautifully written stories are graced by Troy Howell�s arresting, dramatic paintings.
Meet the Author
Mary Pope Osborne is an American author of children’s books. She is best known for the award-winning and bestselling Magic Tree House series, which has been translated into more than 30 languages. Growing up in a military family, Osborne traveled a lot and continued to do so as an adult, which influences her writing. The first of the Magic Tree House books, Dinosaurs Before Dark, introduces adventuring siblings Jack and Annie. Osborne has also written several books for children relating to mythology, historical fiction and fact, and more.
- Goshen, Connecticut
- Date of Birth:
- May 20, 1949
- Place of Birth:
- Fort Sill, Oklahoma
- B.A., University of North Carolina
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Wonderful, Very descriptive and beautiful illustrations great for beginners and lover of Norse myths. I like in particular their versions of how the gods look this is also great for artists. And everything is clean so all ages can read. This is a must buy book! Just go buy it!!