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copyright 1912; illustrated by Frederick Richardson; Row, Peterson & Company publishing company, Chicago; hardbound, 218 pages; very good condition of boards; pages mostly very good; no dust jacket.


from Foreword -

...It is the aim of this little book to bring together only the very best from the rich stories of Norwegian folk-lore.  All these stories have been told many times by the editor to varied audiences of children and to those who are "older grown."...the aim has been to preserve, as much as possible, in vocabulary and idiom, the original folk-lore language...


contents -

  • East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon
  • The Three Billy Goats Gruff
  • Taper Tom
  • Why the Bear is Stumpy-Tailed
  • Reynard and the Cock
  • Bruin and Reynard Partners
  • Boots and His Brothers
  • The Lad Who Went to the North Wind
  • The Giant Who Had No Heart in His Body
  • The Sheep and the Pig Who Set Up Housekeeping
  • The Parson and the Clerk
  • Father Bruin
  • The Pancake
  • Why the Sea is Salt
  • The Squire's Bride
  • Peik
  • The Princess Who Could Not Be Silenced
  • The Twelve Wild Ducks
  • Gudbrand-on-the-Hillside
  • The Princess on the Glass Hill
  • The Husband Who Was to Mind the House
  • Little Freddy with His Fiddle

EAST O' THE SUN AND WEST O' THE MOON with Other Norwegian Folk Tales

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