Cover image for D'Aulaires' book of Norwegian folktales
D'Aulaires' book of Norwegian folktales
Physical Description:
188 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
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.
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.
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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