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D'Aulaires' book of Norwegian folktales


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.

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  • ISBN: 9780816699322
  • ISBN: 0816699321
  • Physical Description: 188 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First University of Minnesota Press edition.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

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.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: e-no---
Fairy tales Norway
Folklore Norway
Fairy tales
JUVENILE FICTION Fairy Tales & Folklore Country & Ethnic
JUVENILE NONFICTION People & Places Europe
Fairy tales

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


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Homer Public Library J 398.209481 ASB (Text) 000139094 Children's Library -- Nonfiction Available -

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