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Giants

4.03  ·  Rating Details ·  96 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
This is a beautifully illustrated book dedicated to the folklore of Giants.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published August 1st 1985 by Harry N. Abrams (first published January 1st 1980)
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Will
Jan 23, 2016 Will rated it liked it
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Decent entry into the copycat Gnomes books. It's a bit scattershot writing-wise, but cool illustrations and some decent chunks of history.

Edition 0-8109-0955-3

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NOTE: Og, King of Bashan waded next to the Ark during flood

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The distance between the brain and the heart is a crucial factor and the lowering of the head below heart level could lead to blackouts and burst blood vessels. Poor circulation of the blood, particularly in the extremities, was also a general malaise of the species.

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Heather Shaw
Jan 28, 2016 Heather Shaw added it
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In the spirit of Poortvliet's Gnomes, this book is genre-busting and super fun. Beautifully imagined and illustrated.
Phoebe Cook
Feb 05, 2015 Phoebe Cook rated it it was ok
Eh..
Not what I expected. It has nothing to do really with the lifestyle of giants. It's more of a bunch of short stories about giants.
If you are looking for that, then it would be a perfect book. But considering I was looking for facts and info about the mythical creature.... Disappointing..
Alissa
Jun 13, 2015 Alissa rated it liked it
I'm not sure how to rate this one. Story(ies): 2 stars because they were shorts taken from novels like Gulliver's Travels and fables like Jack the giant killer. Stuff I'd heard before. Illustrations: 5 stars! Made reading the words easier.
Ryan
Feb 22, 2015 Ryan rated it it was amazing
One of my favorite books I own.
Bee
Oct 01, 2012 Bee rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Beautifully illustrated and full of stories from different mythologies.
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