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Clever Gretchen and other forgotten folktales

Author: Alison Lurie; Margot Tomes
Publisher: New York : Crowell, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Folktales about heroines, "fair maidens [who] can fight and hunt as well as any man, defeat giants, answer riddles, outwit the Devil, and rescue friends and relatives from all sorts of dangers and evil spells."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Lurie; Margot Tomes
ISBN: 0690039441 9780690039443 0690039433 9780690039436
OCLC Number: 6259385
Description: xiii, 113 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Clever Gretchen.--Manka and the judge.--The black geese.--Mizilca.--The baker's daughter.--The mastermaid.--Molly Whuppie.--The hand of glory.--Maid Maleen.--Kate Crackernuts.--The sleeping prince.--Cap o'Rushes.--Gone is gone.--Mother Holle.--Tomlin.
Responsibility: retold by Alison Lurie ; illustrated by Margot Tomes.

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Folktales about heroines, "fair maidens [who] can fight and hunt as well as any man, defeat giants, answer riddles, outwit the Devil, and rescue friends and relatives from all sorts of dangers and evil spells."

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