For adults wishing to explore in English an original source of Norse Mythology, this prose version of the old sagas is a wonderful resource. The language is smooth and vivid, yet retains a flavor of an older time, when gods still strode among men. You’ll find warrior queens and noble heroes battling with elves, dwarfs and monsters. Spanning the dawn of the world’s creation to its fiery destruction, the Edda chronicles the triumphs and tragedies of a lost era. Savor this one – then share the stories that live in your heart with children ages 9 and older.