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Odd and the Frost Giants

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Neil Gaiman takes listeners on a wild and magical trip to the land of giants and gods and back. In a village in ancient Norway lives a boy named Odd, and he's had some very bad luck: His father perished in a Viking expedition; a tree fell on and shattered his leg; the endless freezing winter is making villagers dangerously grumpy.

Out in the forest Odd encounters a bear, a fox, and an eagle—three creatures with a strange story to tell. Now Odd is forced on a journey to save Asgard, city of the gods, from the Frost Giants who have invaded it. It's going to take a very special kind of twelve-year-old boy to outwit the Frost Giants, restore peace to the city of gods, and end the long winter. Someone cheerful and infuriating and clever. . . .

Someone just like Odd. . . .

Synopsis:

From the Newbery Medal-winning author of "The Graveyard Book" comes a new fantasy novella in which a young boy must free Asgard--the city of the gods--from the evil Frost Giants.

About the Author

Neil Gaiman has written award-winning books for children and adults, including the Newbery Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book and Coraline, Stardust, and Odd and the Frost Giants. His picture books include Instructions and Blueberry Girl, illustrated by Charles Vess; The Wolves in the Walls, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, and Crazy Hair, illustrated by Dave McKean; and The Dangerous Alphabet, illustrated by Gris Grimly. A baby giant panda once sat on his lap and ate bamboo in Chengdu, China.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061808319
Author:
Gaiman, Neil
Publisher:
HarperFestival
Read:
Tbd
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Norse
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Edition Description:
Audio
Publication Date:
20090922
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Dimensions:
4.90x5.60x.50 in. .22 lbs.
Media Run Time:
090
Age Level:
08-UP

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