Puffin Classics bring the very best children's stories to a new generation. Roger Lancelyn Green's time-honoured collection of Norse myths and legends is introduced by bestselling author Michelle Paver, creator of the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness collection and Gods and Warriors , her epic Greek Bronze Age series for Puffin.
The great Norse sagas are full of magic and heroic deeds. Odin's wanderings, Thor's hammer, the death of Bakkur, the vision of Ragnarok - tales which have been told since time immemorial - are given a fresh life in this version, written as one continuous exciting adventure story.
Puffin Classics contain additional endnotes for children including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more.
This is Book 37 in the Puffin Classics Series. See all Puffin Classics books here.
Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918. He loved storytelling and was fascinated by traditional fairy tales, myths and legends from around the world. His retellings include Egyptian, Greek and Norse legends, plus a retelling of Robin Hood. He died in 1987.More about Roger Lancelyn Green