GIANTS GIANTS GIANTS Author:Helen Hoke Giants! Even the word generates a sense of fear, awe and alarm. And well founded is this fear. For with a mere stamp of their foot, these gigantic figures can make the earth shiver and split, the mountains crack apart, and the seas swell. It's no wonder that giants have been the highlight of tales and legends for so many years. — In this coll... more »ection, the distinguished anthologist Helen Hoke has gathered the most famous and frightening tales of all time. She has chosen a rich diversity of legends of giants who once dominated their various homelands - North and South America, Scotland, Scandinavia, Germany, and the Fiji Islands.
Not only will you encounter ogres and giant trolls, but you will also meet the renowned Paul Bunyan, whose legend has become a pillar of American folk tradition. And of course, there is the famous story of David's courageous fight against the giant Goliath. So, gather your courage, open these pages, and enjoy the company of giants whose legends have terrified people for centuries.« less