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Swedish Fairy Tales (Reprint) (Paperback)

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These are stories filled with wicked magicians, troublesome trolls, teasing magpies, and solemn tomtar. In Swedish fairy tales, frogs become beautiful fairy girls, troll girls marry troll princes, kings transform into woodcutters, and little boys go searching for adventure in the forest. This collection of twenty-one marvelous tales includes:The Seven WishesThe Trolls and the Youngest TomteThe ChangelingsLeap the Elk and Little Princess CottongrassThe QueenAnd many moreThese stories are clever and fun, full of adventure and magic. A world of wonder and mystery is brought to life by the spellbinding art of one of the world’s greatest illustrators of fairy tales, John Bauer. His big-nosed, good-natured trolls are sure to delight, while his heroes and heroines shine brightly, bringing hope and goodness to dark places.
Wicked magicians, angry trolls, mysterious elves, and nimble gnomes are just a few of the characters that inhabit this entertaining collection of twenty-one popular Swedish fairy tales. Stories of knights in search of princesses, forest creatures frequenting caverns, and fairies who grant wishes are told in the spirit of tradition and imagination in this anthology. Spellbinding art by Sweden?s greatest fairy tale illustrator, John Bauer, brings these folktales to life.

The enchanted world of fairy tales that generations of Americans have come to know and lovethe world of Jack and the Beanstalk, Hansel and Gretel, and Goldilocks and the Three Bearshas come to include Swedish favorites, such as:

The Seven Wishes
The Trolls and the Youngest Tomte
The Changelings
Leap the Elk and the Little Princess Cottongrass
And many more.

Holger Lundbergh translates an imaginative, wonderful world of mystery and magic for young and old alike to behold.

A perfect gift for kids ages 7 and up and their families, this introduces some delightful new fairy tales to a child's library. With full color illustrations throughout by a famous artist, this is a wonderful collection to have at home or in libraries.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 238
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Fairy Tales + Folklore / Anthologies, Fairy Tales + Folklore / Country + Ethnic, Fairy Tales + Folklore / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Age Range: 9-12 years
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2015
TCIN: 46778373
UPC: 9781634501927
Item Number (DPCI): 247-52-1651
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