Gods of thunder
Part of the Oxford reading tree TreeTops myths and legends series
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Gods of Thunder retells two myths about gods. The first features the Norse god, Thor, who finds that someone has stolen his magic hammer and he needs to get it back before the ice giants invade!
The second is about the Roman god, Vulcan, who is thrown through the smoke and flames of Mount Etna as a baby and grows up with a love of fire. Captivating versions of some of the best myths and legends from around the world.
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