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East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North (Calla… (edition 2008)

by Kay Nielsen (Illustrator)

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Title:East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North (Calla Editions)
Authors:Kay Nielsen
Info:Calla Editions (2008), Hardcover, 208 pages
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East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North by Kay Nielsen (Illustrator)



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Those are great stories with great morals. My only complaint is that so many of the stories sounded like they were variations of stories that came before. ( )
1 vote MaryAlice411 | Feb 13, 2014 |
There is no other illustrator like Kaye Nielsen. ( )
2 vote linda-irvine | Aug 7, 2010 |
beautiful pictures, nice thick paper, but I don't think I've ever held such a STIFF book in my hands!
The stories are rather weird, with lots of repetition (which I suppose children love) but the wonderful illustrations make this a treasure. ( )
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Nielsen, KayIllustratorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Asbjørnsen, Peter ChristenAuthormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Moe, JørgenAuthormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Dasent, George WebbeTranslatorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nielsen, KayIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Fifteen folktales selected from the Norske Folkeeventyr by Asbjønsen and Moe as originally published in Dascent's translation Popular Tales from the Norse, illustrated by Kay Nielsen
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These Scandinavian fairy tales have had many interpretations through the years, but never have they been so beautifully illustrated as in this sumptuous edition. Golden Age artist Kay Nielsen, a master of fantasy, lavished the text with 25 intricately detailed color and numerous black-and-white images that glow with his phantasmagorical style. With 15 stories that include the popular "Billy Goat's Gruff," this is one of the most stunning children's books ever produced.… (more)

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