Odd and the Frost Giants

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A thrilling, wintry Nordic epic from the truly magical combination of author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell, weaving a tale of legend, magic and adventure which will grip and enchant readers from beginning to end. Odd, a young Viking boy, is left fatherless following a raid and in his icy, ancient world there is no mercy for an unlucky soul with a crushed foot and no one to protect him. Fleeing to the woods, Odd stumbles upon and releases a trapped bear . and then Odd's destiny begins to change. The eagle, bear and fox Odd encounters are Norse gods, trapped in animal form by the evil frost giants who have conquered Asgard, the city of the gods. Now our hero must reclaim Thor's hammer, outwit the frost giants and release the gods . This rich and layered tale of courage is told with humour and in breathtaking style by two creators at the height of their powers- from the author of modern classics such as American Gods , Coraline and The Sleeper and the Spindle , Odd and the Frost Giants will leave you spellbound. Lavishly produced and packed with Chris Riddell's glorious illustration enhanced with metallic ink, this is a spectacular and magical gift.
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Full title odd and the frost giants
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subject_facet Animals -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Giants -- Fiction, Giants -- Juvenile fiction, Giants -- juvenile fiction, Gods, Norse -- Juvenile fiction, Heroes -- Fiction, Heroes -- Juvenile fiction, Loki (Norse deity) -- Fiction, Loki (Norse deity) -- Juvenile fiction, Loki -- (Norse deity) -- Fiction, Loki -- (Norse deity) -- Juvenile fiction, Mythology, Norse -- Fiction, Mythology, Norse -- Juvenile fiction, Odin (Norse deity) -- Fiction, Odin (Norse deity) -- Juvenile fiction, Odin -- (Norse deity) -- Fiction, Odin -- (Norse deity) -- Juvenile fiction, Thor (Norse deity) -- Fiction, Thor (Norse deity) -- Juvenile fiction, Thor -- (Norse deity) -- Fiction, Thor -- (Norse deity) -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Odd and the Frost Giants
title_full Odd and the Frost Giants, Odd and the Frost Giants / Neil Gaiman ; illustrated by Brett Helquist, Odd and the Frost Giants / Neil Gaiman ; illustrated by Chris Riddell, Odd and the frost giants [sound recording] / Neil Gaiman
title_short Odd and the Frost Giants
topic_facet Animals, Children's audiobooks, Fantasy, Folklore, Giants, Gods, Norse, Heroes, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Loki, Loki (Norse deity), Mythology, Mythology, Norse, Odin, Odin (Norse deity), Science Fiction, Thor, Thor (Norse deity)