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CONTENTS Introduction 9 The First Gods and Giants 12 The Creation of the World 21 The Creation of Man 26 Yggdrasil, the World Tree 31 Asgard and the Aesir Gods 36 Odin, the All-father 38 Thor, the Thunder-god 40 Loki, the God of the Jotun Race 42 Sifs Golden Hair 44 Loki's Monstrous Brood 50 Balder, the God of Light 54 Heimdall, the Watchman of Asgard 56 Njord, Frey and Freya 58 Bragi, God of Poetry 64 Odin's Eight-legged Steed 68 The Valkyries and Valhalla 72 Frigg and the Goddesses 80 Freya's Wonderful Necklace 84 Idunn's Apples of Youth 87 Skade, the Ski-goddess 91 Frey and Gerd, the Jotun Maiden 96 The Theft of Thor's Hammer 100 Thor and the Jotun Geirrod 104 Thor and the Jotun Utgardsloki 108 Thor and the Jotun Rungnir 117 Thor and the Jotun Aegir 120 The Death of Balder 128 Loki's Punishment 137 Ragnarokk, the Destiny of the Gods 140 A New World 151 Reader's Companion 156
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Gods, Norse -- Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Norse -- Juvenile literature.
Giants -- Mythology -- Juvenile literature.