Tales from a Finnish Tupa

Tales from a Finnish Tupa

by James Cloyd Bowman, Margery Bianco, Laura Bannon
     
 

Back in print.

First published in 1936, this book presents tales of magic like "The Mouse Bride" and "Antti and the Wizard's Prophecy," droll stories such as "The Pig-Headed Wife," and fables from the collections of Eero Salmelainen and Iivo Härkönen, sharing Finnish wisdom on topics from the end of the world to how the Rabbit earned his self-respect.

Overview

Back in print.

First published in 1936, this book presents tales of magic like "The Mouse Bride" and "Antti and the Wizard's Prophecy," droll stories such as "The Pig-Headed Wife," and fables from the collections of Eero Salmelainen and Iivo Härkönen, sharing Finnish wisdom on topics from the end of the world to how the Rabbit earned his self-respect. Featuring hand-rendered illustrations in full color, Tales from a Finnish Tupa is a folklore gem for all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816667680
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
08/28/2009
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
763,993
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

James Cloyd Bowman (1880-1961) was an English professor. He published a number of folklore books for children, including Pecos Bill: The Greatest Cowboy of All Time and Mike Fink: Snapping Turtle of the O-hi-o-o, Snag of the Massasip.

Margery Bianco (1881-1944) was a renowned children’s book writer of more than twenty-five books, including The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How Toys Become Real.

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