The Death of Baldur

The Death of Baldur

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Overview

Baldur, Odin's greatest son, is a leader of men—and loved by all. So when a prophecy is made that the end of the world, Ragnarok—the Twilight of the Gods—will occur when Baldur dies, Odin imprisons all those who might be involved in the death of his beloved son. But fate is fate. Baldur will die. The only question is how—and the only result is the beginning of the end for all of creation.  Each book in this series features educational back matter, writing prompts, discussion questions, and a glossary. And each book in this graphic novel series is sure to engage readers with the weird and wonderful Norse Myths.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496534880
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Series: Norse Myths: A Viking Graphic Novel
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: GN560L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 13 Years

About the Author

Louise Simonson writes about monsters, science fiction and fantasy characters, and superheroes. She wrote the award-winning Power Pack series, several best-selling X-Men titles, Web of Spider-Man for Marvel Comics, and Superman: Man of Steel for DC Comics. She has also written many books for kids. She is married to comic artist and writer Walter Simonson and lives in the suburbs of New York City.

Table of Contents

Dreams and nightmares — A mother's protection — Death of a God — Grief for the dead — Catching the killer.

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full-color graphic novels; comic books; viking myths; norse mythology; discussion questions; writing prompts; safe for kids; educational back matter; glossary; non-fiction back matter; original tales; gods and goddesses; Thor; Loki; Odin; Baldur; ragnarok; 7 by 10 trim size; 56 pages; four-book series; true to source material

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