Gods and Thunder: A Graphic Novel of Old Norse Myths

Gods and Thunder: A Graphic Novel of Old Norse Myths

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Overview

Gods and thunder. Brothers and betrayal. Death and rebirth. Original Viking tales of Asgard, Thor, Loki, Odin, and Baldur come to life in a full-color, action-packed graphic novel format that's perfect for young readers who crave adventure. Prepare yourself for sibling rivalry, ancient prophecies, and epic battles—and enter the weird, wild world of Norse mythology like you’ve never seen it before.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623708481
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 03/01/2017
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 532,899
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Carl Bowen's novel, Shadow Squadron:Elite Infantry, earned a starred review from Kirkus. He lives in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

Michael Dahl is the prolific author of the bestselling Goodnight, Baseball picture book and more than 200 other books for children and young adults. He has won the AEP Distinguished Achievement Award three times for his nonfiction, a Teacher’s Choice award from Learning magazine, and a Seal of Excellence from the Creative Child Awards. Dahl currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Louise Simonson writes about monsters, science fiction and fantasy characters, and superheroes. She wrote the award-winning Power Pack series, several best-selling X-Men titles, Web of Spider-Man for Marvel Comics, and Superman: Man of Steelfor DC Comics. She has also written many books for kids. She is married to comic artist and writer Walter Simonson and lives in the suburbs of New York City.

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Gods and Thunder: A Graphic Novel of Old Norse Myths 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
YoungMensanBookParade More than 1 year ago
This colorful graphic novel recounts amazing and enchanting stories about Norse mythology. I was thrilled to review this book because my knowledge on Norse myths is limited. The book had vibrant and action-packed pictures that depicted the story perfectly and was written in an easy-to-understand format. This graphic novel has four colorful tales in one suspenseful book! This book tells about the journeys, adventures, and misadventures of Thor (the god of thunder and lightning), his brother Loki (a small giant who was raised with the gods), Baldur (the god of light), and their father Odin (the all-father/leader of the gods). This book has tales about giants, lies, deceit, love, and betrayal in amazing and vivid pictures. To top it off, this book also has a glossary in the back that explains every character in the book! The glossary was very helpful since a few characters have similar names. I recommend this book for kids ages 10 and older because there are some violent scenes that might make younger audiences uncomfortable. Overall, I loved this book! 5 stars!! Roksanna K, age 13, Broward County Mensa