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East of the sun and west of the moon : twenty-one Norwegian folk tales

Author: Peter Christen Asbjørnsen; Jørgen Engebretsen Moe; Ingri D'Aulaire; Edgar Parin D'Aulaire; George Webbe Dasent, Sir
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen, 1812-1885.
East of the sun and west of the moon.
New York : Viking Press, 1969
(OCoLC)904187100
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Christen Asbjørnsen; Jørgen Engebretsen Moe; Ingri D'Aulaire; Edgar Parin D'Aulaire; George Webbe Dasent, Sir
OCLC Number: 8234
Notes: Reprint of the 1938 ed.
"Adapted from the Dasent translation of the collection of Asbjörnsen and Moe."
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: About Norway and these tales --
Herding the King's hares --
Ship that went as well by land as by sea --
Quern that stands and grinds at the bottom of the sea --
Maid on the glass mountain --
Widow's son --
Lord Per --
Soria Moria castle --
Per, Paal, and Espen Cinderlad --
Cinderlad and the troll's seven silver ducks --
Big bird dam --
Kari Woodenskirt --
Why the bear is stumpy-tailed --
East of the sun and west of the moon --
Three busy billy goats --
Tatterhood --
Dapplegrim --
Gudbrand on the hillside --
Hen trips in the mountain --
Three aunts --
Doll in the grass.
Other Titles: Norske folke-eventyr.
Responsibility: edited and illustrated by Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire.

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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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