D'Aulaires' Book of Trolls - Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

There is some nice humor in this book about trolls. The D'Aulaires draw somewhat from Norse myth, though there are no stories of Norse gods. It is funny because you can just see Biblo going what, as you read it.

 

In a popular etching by the Norwegian artist Theodor Kittelsen, Henrik Ibsen walks slowly with a gentle Troll in the main street of Oslo whilst the panic-stricken population flees the giant.:

 

by Theoder Kittlesen.  The man in the top hat and white beard walking is Ibsen.