Thor's Wedding Day

Thor's Wedding Day Cover

Thor's Wedding Day

By Thialfi, the Goat Boy

By Bruce Coville; Matthew Cogswell (Illustrator)

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152014551, 137pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2005

Description

What could possibly make Thor--the massive and mighty god of thunder and protector of all his people--put on a bridal gown?

It all begins when the source of Thor's power, his beloved hammer, is stolen. Unfortunately for Thor, the plan to get it back requires that he dress in fancy finery and be packed off to marry the king of the giants. Luckily, Thialfi the goat boy--along with his snarky charges, Grinder and Gat-Tooth--have come along. Working behind the scenes, Thialfi just may be able to save the day . . . which is only fair, since it's his fault the hammer was stolen in the first place.

This book is a hilarious take on the only comedy in Norse mythology, complete with talking goats, cross-dressing gods, and the warm wit that has made Bruce Coville beloved by millions.