D'Aulaires' Book of Norwegian Folktales
Fans of Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire will be delighted with this newly reprinted edition of adapted Norwegian folk tales. Twenty-one charming stories capture the heart and soul of the Norwegian landscape replete with the magical world of cinderlads, princesses, and trolls. Based upon the highly acclaimed work of Peter Christen Asbjrnsen and Jrgen Moe from the mid-1800s, the D'Aulaires have kept alive the richness of humor, fullness of life, and depth of understanding the original tales were famous for and added their exceptional etchings and drawings to provide families a treasured read-aloud to be shared for years to come. It should be noted there are fewer illustrations in this book compared to the other offerings by the D'Aulaires. Occasional references to God, for example: "so he went to his brother to ask him for something to keep Christmas with, in God's name," as well as references to the Devil and Hell. hc. 188 pgs. ~ Deanne
From the authors who wrote and illustrated, Ola, Leif the Lucky, and Children of the Northlights comes their collection of Norwegian folktales. First printed in 1938, this selection of timeless stories returns to enchant audiences all over again. Experience Norway's magical world of cinderlads, princesses, and trolls trhoughtout the pages of d'Aulaire's Book of Norwegian Folktales.