Level 2ESL B1
The Well-Keeper’s Daughter
Author Sylvia Bishop
Fantasy and Myths
Life is hard for Mimir and his daughter Hilda. Odin gave his right eye to drink from the well of wisdom, but the well has almost dried up. Odin’s eye is their one great treasure, and now the well tells Mimir that someone is going to steal it. Hilda is sent away to keep the eye safe, but is such a thing possible?
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Chapter 1 The Eye
Hilda is unhappy in her muddy home at the roots of the World Tree. Her father Mimir never lets her drink from the well of wisdom. She longs to see the world, but that seems an impossible dream...
Chapter 2 The Dragon’s Treasure
It looks like Hilda’s dream of travelling beyond the mud of her home will become a reality. Will she find the courage to make the journey, and can she stay focused on her quest to protect the eye?
Chapter 3 Midgard
Hilda’s decision to free Gertrud from the dragon means she must find a new place to hide Odin’s eye. The dwarf girl is happy to take her to Midgard, the world of humans, but can Hilda trust her?
Chapter 4 The Way Between
With Ratatoskr the squirrel on her side, Hilda sets out to find Gertrud and get back Odin’s eye. But she still has a lot to learn... not just about other people and the world, but also about herself.
Chapter 5 Asgard
Hilda has decided what to do with Odin’s eye, and it is certain that her father will not be pleased. But her choice puts her in danger. Will she ever see her father again?
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