A Story From: Iceland
For Ages: 5 to 7yrs., 8 to 10yrs.
Audun risks the wrath of one king by favoring another.
If You Like This Story You Will Love:
Morkinskinna, the first full-length chronicle of the kings of medieval Norway (1037-1157). The text was written in Iceland at the end of the 13th century and includes the tale "Audun Buys Himself a White Bear."
Retold by Elaine L. Lindy, ©2005. All rights reserved.
- "Authun and the Bear" from Scandinavian Legends and Folk-tales by Gwyn Jones, published by Oxford University Press, Great Britain, 1956), pp. 143-152.
- Audun and His Bear, a picture book by Barbara Schiller (Holt, Rinehart and Winston: New York, 1968).