Books by Lise Lunge-Larsen

Lise's books are available from (or can be ordered by) all major booksellers. A couple regional bookstores that have been especially supportive of Lise over the years include The Red Balloon Bookshop in St. Paul, MN and Redbery Books in Cable, WI.

Gifts from the Gods

Gifts from the Gods: Ancient Words and Wisdom from Greek and Roman Mythology

Ancient names come to rich and fascinating life in this lavishly illustrated gift book for mythology fans and word lovers.

The Adventures of Thor the Thunder God

The Adventures of Thor the Thunder God

He is the biggest and mightiest of the gods. If he tightens his belt, he doubles his strength. If he swings his hammer, lightning flashes.

Noah's Mittens

Noah's Mittens

We all know the story of Noah building the ark. Who would have guessed, though, that his woolly friends aboard the ark would help him make his most delightful discovery?

The Hidden Folk

The Hidden Folk: Stories of Fairies, Dwarves, Selkies, and Other Secret Beings

Selkies, fairies, gnomes, hill folk, river sprites—do you believe in them?

Race of the Birkebeiners

Race of the Birkebeiners

When they went into battle they wore no costly armor, just birchbark wrapped around their legs, and so they were called Birkebeiners, which means "Birchleggers."

Legend of the Lady Slipper

Legend of the Lady Slipper

The lady slipper grows in the northern woods to mark the courage and strength of a small girl who lived there long ago.

The troll with no heart in his body

The Troll With No Heart In His Body

As tall as trees and as ancient and rugged as the Norwegian landscape from which they come, trolls are some of lore's most fascinating and varied creatures.

Other Projects:

Celebrating Bich

Celebrating Birch: The Lore, Art, and Craft of an Ancient Tree

by The North House Folk School

Lise contributes to this book celebrating the birch tree and dedicated to North House's first ten years. Celebrating Birch features the collective efforts and talents of over twenty artisans, integrating elements of ecology, craft and cultural history into an inspiring journey of hands-on discovery.

New Moon Magazine

New Moon Magazine

"The Dairly Maid"
Inagural issue, 1993

"Woman of the Wood" and "The Myth of Echo"
November - December 1997 issue

Lise Lunge-Larsen — Troll expert, Dragonslayer