Tales from a Finnish Tupa

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 ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (7) from $9.44   
  • New (4) from $9.67   
  • Used (3) from $9.44   
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...

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.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816667680
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2009
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

TALES OF MAGIC The Ship That Sailed by Land and Sea The Men of the Wallet The Mouse Bride Vaino and the Swan Princess Hidden Laiva or The Golden Ship Antti and the Wizard's Prophecy Lippo and Tapio The Wooing of Seppo Ilmarinen Jurma and the Sea God Timo and the Princess Vendla Severi and Vappu Ei-Niin-Mita or No-So-What The Girl Who Sought Her Nine Brothers The Two Pine Cones Kalle and the Wood Grouse Niilo and the Wizard Urho and Marja Mielikki and Her Nine Sons Leppä Pölkky and the Blue Cross Liisa and the Prince DROLL STORIES The Pig-headed Wife Finland's Greatest Fisherman Supid Peikko The Wise Men of Holmola Pekka and the Rogues FABLES The End of the World The Rooster and the Hen The Mouse that Turned Tailor The Feast Farmers Three Why the Squirrel Lives in Trees The Vain Bear The Stupid Wolf The Wisdom of the Rabbit The Fox and the Rabbit The Wily Fox The Stupid Bear The Song of the Fox The Song of the Wolf The Wolf and the Fox The Bear Goes Fishing The Fox as a Judge The Rabbit's Self-Respect FINNISH FOLK LORE FINNISH NAMES AND WORDS

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)