Folktales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark
by Illustrated by Ulla Thynell
Pub Date 13 Aug 2019
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This collection of 17 traditional tales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark transports readers to the captivating world of Nordic folklore. Translated and transcribed by folklorists in the nineteenth century, these stories are by turns enchanting, hilarious, cozy, and chilling. Readers will encounter terrifying trolls, plucky heroes and heroines, and one princely polar bear. Each tale is paired with a luminous illustration by Finnish artist Ulla Thynell. And this special gift edition features an embossed, textured case and a ribbon marker.