Loki: Tales of a Bad God

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Written by: Louie Stowell
Publisher: Walker Books

After Norse god Loki played one too many tricks in Asgard, Odin banished him to live on Earth as an eleven-year-old school boy. With Thor, Heimdall and the giant Hyrrokkin pretending to be his family, Loki must record his deeds in a magical (slightly sarcastic) diary to prove he’s learning how to become more virtuous.

It’s a bit of a work in progress.

In this diary entry, Loki recounts three spectacular stories, including:
1) Triumphs (and failures) as Loki and Thor take on three tasks for Heimdall.
2) The Norse tale of Thor almost marrying a giant.
3) Loki as a robot. Sort of…

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    About the Author

    Louie Stowell

    Louie Stowell is an award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator. She started her career writing carefully-researched books about space, ancient Egypt, politics and science but eventually lapsed into just making stuff up. A former publisher at Penguin Random House, Louie has written fiction for 8-12 (Nosy Crow and Walker Books US) and is currently writing and illustrating the bestselling Loki: A Bad God’s Guide series, winner of the 2022 Children’s category in the Books Are My Bag Readers Choice Awards. Louie writes full time in London, where she lives with her wife Karen, her dog Buffy and a creepy puppet that is probably cursed.

    Louie Stowell

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