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The light princess, and other stories

Author: George MacDonald; Craig Yoe
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Eerdmans, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'The light princess' a jealous witch curses a princess so that she has no gravity. In 'The giant's heart' a sister enters Giantland in search of her brother. In 'The carasoyn' a clever but lonely boy visits with fairies. In 'Port in a storm' a father tells his children how he persuaded their mother to marry him In 'Papa's story' a young girl sets out to find her brother and bring him home to their dying mother.
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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George MacDonald; Craig Yoe
ISBN: 0802818617 9780802818614
OCLC Number: 7251804
Description: x, 171 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: The light princess --
The giant's heart --
The carasoyn --
Port in a storm --
Papa's story.
Responsibility: by George MacDonald ; illustrated by Craig Yoe.

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George MacDonald (1824-1905), the great nineteenth-century innovator of modern fantasy, influenced literary masters, such as Charles Williams and J R R Tolkien. Containing some of MacDonald's finest  Read more...

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"What George MacDonald does best is fantasy--fantasy that hovers between the allegorical and the mythopoeic. And this, in my opinion, he does better than any man." - C S Lewis

 
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