East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North

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These Scandinavian fairy tales have had many interpretations through the years, but never have they been so beautifully illustrated as in this sumptuous edition. Golden Age artist Kay Nielsen, a master of fantasy, lavished the text with 25 intricately detailed color and numerous black-and-white images that glow with his phantasmagorical style. With 15 stories that include the popular "Billy Goat's Gruff," this is one of the most stunning children's books ever produced.

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These Scandinavian fairy tales have had many interpretations through the years, but never have they been so beautifully illustrated as in this sumptuous edition. Golden Age artist Kay Nielsen, a master of fantasy, lavished the text with 25 intricately detailed color and numerous black-and-white images that glow with his phantasmagorical style. With 15 stories that include the popular "Billy Goat's Gruff," this is one of the most stunning children's books ever produced.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780385132138
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/1/1977
  • Pages: 112

Table of Contents


East of the Sun and West of the Moon
The Blue Belt
Prince Lindworm
The Lassie and Her Godmother
The Husband Who Was to Mind the Hour
The Lad Who Went to the North Wind
The Three Princesses of Whiteland
Soria Moria Castle
The Giant Who Had No Heart in His Body
The Princess on the Glass Hill
The Widow's Son
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
The Three Princesses in the Blue Mountain
The Cat in the Dovrefell
One's Own Children are Always Prettiest
 
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