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

Author: Arthur Ransome; Uri Shulevitz
Publisher: [New York] : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1987, ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Sunburst edView 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: Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Ransome; Uri Shulevitz
ISBN: 0374424381 9780374424381
OCLC Number: 16961221
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 Old Peter's Russian tales by Arthur Ransome."
"A Sunburst book."
"Michael Di Capua books."
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1969.
Description: 48 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 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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