Cover image for D'Aulaires' book of Norwegian folktales
Title:
D'Aulaires' book of Norwegian folktales
ISBN:
9780816699322
Physical Description:
188 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents:
Herding the king's hares -- The ship that went as well by land as by sea -- The queen that stands and grinds at the bottom of the sea -- The maid on the glass mountain -- The widow's son -- Lord Per -- Soria Moria Castle -- Per, Paal, and Espen Cinderlad -- Cinderlad and the troll -- The big bird dam -- Kari Woodenskirt -- Why the bear is stumpy-tailed -- East of the sun and west of the moon -- The three princesses in the mountain so blue -- The three bushy billy-goats -- Tatterhood -- Dapplegrim -- Gudbrand on the hillside -- The hen trips in the mountain -- The three aunts -- Doll in the grass.
Abstract:
Twenty-one of the Norwegian folk tales collected by Asbjørnsen and Moe telling of trolls, sprites, princesses, cinderlads, talking cats, and mountains made of glass.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2016.
General Note:
"These tales have been adapted from the Dasent Translation of the Collection of Asbjørnsen and Moe"--Copyright page.

"Originally published in 1938 as East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Twenty-One Norwegian Folk Tales by Viking Press, New York"--Copyright page.

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