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Old Swedish fairy tales

Anna Wahlenberg

Old Swedish fairy tales

by Anna Wahlenberg

  • 26 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Penn Pub. Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales,
  • Folklore

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anna Wahlenberg ; translated from the Danish of Frede Thomsen by Antoinette De Coursey Patterson ; illustrated by Jeannette Berkowitz
    ContributionsPatterson, Antoinette De Coursey, tr, Berkowitz, Jeannette, ill, Thomsen, Frede
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJ
    The Physical Object
    Pagination296 p. :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24951609M
    OCLC/WorldCa3107363

    The wealth of material available has made it possible to give due representation to most types of fairy-tales, from the stories of older origin, the tales of giant, troll, and werewolf, to such delightful tales as "Lasse, My Thrall", and "The Princess and the Glass Mountain," colored with the rich and ornate stylistic garb of medieval chivalric. Fairy tales, and works derived from fairy tales, are still written today. The older fairy tales were intended for an audience of adults as well as children, but they were associated with children as early as the writings of the pr'ecieuses the Brothers Grimm titled their collection Children's and Household Tales, and the link with children has.

    - fairy tales from many lands. See more ideas about Fairy tales, Fairy and Vintage book covers pins. The stories, which are full of humour, are stunningly illustrated. A book to treasure.' -- Juno: A Natural Approach to Family Life, Autumn 'This superb collection of traditional fairy tales from Sweden is fantastic value, and you'll treasure the book for the illustrations alone.4/5(5).

    This volume of 28 Swedish fairy-tales represents a careful choice of the best examples of Swedish lore and tales. Infused with the Swedish culture, they are the most colorful and entertaining tales to be found, for the fairy-tales of Scandinavia, Sweden, Denmark and Norway, have a distinct local color of their own.   Fairy tales. Hans Christian Anderson. Great Swedish fairy tales. Holger Lundbergh. More Danish tales. Edgun, Illustrator. Norwegian fairy tales from the collection of Asbjørnsen and Moe. Helen and John Gade. Scandinavian folk & fairy tales: tales from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland. Claire Booss. Scandinavian legends and folk-tales Author: Heidi Madden.


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Old Norse fairy tale: gathered from the Swedish folk with numerous illustrations. by George Stephens, H. Cavallius, E. Lundgren, Albert Alberg and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Sweden is a country in Northern Europe.

The Swedes are nordic people - descendants of the mighty Vikings. The Swedish Empire empire was one of the great powers of Europe in the 17th and 18th century. The collection of folktales from Sweden consists of one book with 28 folktales.

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Jump to full list of Nordic fairy tales. About: Nordic folk tales share regional and cultural characteristics. They include folklore and fairy tales from Northern European countries, such as Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and their associated territories.

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Growing up, some of the books I re-read most often were the old fairy tale collections that had belonged to my father when he was a little boy. An Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk and Fairy Tales is unreservedly recommended for family, elementary school, and community library International Folklore/Mythology/Fairytale collections.' – Midwest Book Review 'Libraries will find that this is an excellent addition to their collections on folk tales.' – School Library Connection/5().

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An Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk Tales and Fairy Tales, As the title suggests, this book is a treasure trove of folk and fairy tales from Sweden, illustrated by acclaimed artist John Trolls to Tomtes (elves), from brave kings and princesses, the book features twenty-three classic stories, full of adventure and magic, written by well-known authors such as Elsa Beskow and Anna /5.

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Twenty-one Swedish fairy tales accompanied by John Bauer's paintings and drawings that originally illustrated them "A Merloyd Lawrence book." Translation of John Bauers sagovärldPages: Page 32 - With a glance of unspeakable thankfulness the ghost revealed the name of the murderer and disappeared noiselessly beneath the floor.

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Troll (Norwegian and Swedish), trolde (Danish) is a designation for several types of human-like supernatural beings in Scandinavian folklore. They are mentioned in the Edda () as a monster with many heads.

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