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d'Aulaires' Book of Norwegian Folktales (Hardcover)

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By Ingri d’Aulaire (Illustrator), Edgar Parin d’Aulaire (Illustrator)
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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 throughout the pages of d’Aulaires’ Book of Norwegian Folktales.

About the Author

Known for their vibrant and imaginative interpretations of Scandinavian folklore, Greek and Norse mythology, and American history, the books of Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire have entertained readers for more than seventy-five years. They received the Caldecott Medal for their book Abraham Lincoln and were later awarded the Regina Medal for their distinguished contribution to children’s literature.

Praise For…

"A treasure through childhood and beyond."—New York Times

"A beautiful book for boys and girls."—Christian Science Monitor

"One can count on a beautiful book from the d’Aulaires, and this promises to be one of their loveliest."—Kirkus Reviews

"Easy to read and very fascinating."—Stuart’s Study

"A great place to practice reading comprehension."—Family Fun Twin Cities

"Twenty-one, thoughtfully collected folk stories...each accompanied by an oversized textured (sometimes dramatic, sometime cheeky) illustration, in black and white, in the style for which the couple is known."—The Horn Book Magazine

Product Details
ISBN: 9780816699322
ISBN-10: 0816699321
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
Publication Date: July 15th, 2016
Pages: 192
Language: English