TALES FROM NORWAY
of Vikings, Gods, Giants and Trolls
- is a children’s booklet concerning the Viking Age in Norway. you are going to examine how the well-known Viking, Harald Fairhair, needed to triumph over the full state of Norway to win Princess Gyda’s center and the ultimate conflict of Hafrsfjord. you'll meet the Norse gods and input into their magical global, with Odin and his eight-legged horse, Thor together with his hammer, Freya along with her cats, the damaging Sea Serpent, giants, frightening trolls and others. There are outstanding illustrations in the course of the booklet.
The storytelling is in English. The stories are according to proof and myths essentially from the Icelandic sagas. The e-book is meant for kids a while 7-12, yet pleasing for all ages.
“Mimi’s Saga”, a Norwegian publishing residence, is liberating its first booklet “TALES FROM NORWAY of Vikings, Gods, Giants and Trolls”. the writer is Anne-Lise Bay Braathen. She resides in Norway, whereas her granddaughters dwell within the united states. They name her Mimi, accordingly the identify “Mimi’s Saga”.
“The concept of writing a publication constructed in the course of my quite a few visits and conversations with my granddaughters. My eldest son has emigrated to united states and lives outdoors Chicago along with his spouse and their daughters Emma and Madelene. we're vacationing them as usually as we will, and the women like to pay attention tales from Norway.
The layout of the storytelling is a discussion among me and my granddaughters. i'm sharing brief stories from Norway based on their questions. They remark and query issues alongside the best way. It`s a mix of myths, legends and historical past in an interesting method. The e-book has brilliant illustrations that upload visualization to the tales. additionally, you will discover a map that exhibits the place the occasions defined within the publication happened, and likewise the place the Vikings traveled for raids, exchange and emigration.
By having a discussion among the ladies and that i, it permits the storytelling to be much less sure by means of following the Norwegian background. It additionally opens the door for stories, myths and fiction to be incorporated as a part of the tales. it's a sleek model of the Norwegian storytelling culture that has been handed on through households for hundreds of years.
The major assets for the publication were the Icelandic sagas “Edda” and ”Heimskringla” by means of Snorre Sturlason, the Icelandic saga “Flateybok” and different Norwegian heritage books.”