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The fool of the world and the flying ship : a Russian tale

Author: Arthur Ransome; Uri Shulevitz
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [1968] ©1968
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the Czar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him a flying ship, the Fool of the World sets out to try his luck and meets some unusual companions on the way.
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Genre/Form: Folk tales
Picture books
Folklore
Curriculum resource
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ransome, Arthur, 1884-1967.
Fool of the world and the flying ship.
New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux [1968]
(OCoLC)765371055
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Ransome; Uri Shulevitz
ISBN: 9780374324421 0374324425 0241017882 9780241017883 9781435207462 1435207467 0374424381 9780374424381
OCLC Number: 305915
Notes: Art techniques used: Pen and brush in black and colored inks. Black line drawings with bright ink coloring.
"Originally published in 1916 as part of [the author's] Old Peter's Russian tales."
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1969
Target Audience: Grade K-3.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
Responsibility: retold by Arthur Ransome ; pictures by Uri Shulevitz.
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When the Czar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him a flying ship, the Fool of the World sets out to try his luck and meets some unusual companions on the way.

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