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d’Aulaires’ Book of Norwegian Folktales

2016

Illustrations by Ingri d’Aulaire and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire

d’Aulaires’ Book of Norwegian Folktales

A collection of twenty-one classic Norwegian folktales from two Caldecott-honored authors and illustrators

From the authors who wrote and illustrated Ola, Leif the Lucky, and Children of the Northlights comes their collection of Norwegian folktales. First printed in 1938, this selection of timeless stories returns to enchant audiences all over again. Experience Norway’s magical world of cinderlads, princesses, and trolls throughout the pages of d’Aulaire’s Book of Norwegian Folktales.

A treasure through childhood and beyond.

New York Times

From the authors who wrote and illustrated Ola, Leif the Lucky, and Children of the Northlights comes their collection of Norwegian folktales. First printed in 1938, this selection of timeless stories returns to enchant audiences all over again. Experience Norway’s magical world of cinderlads, princesses, and trolls throughout the pages of d’Aulaire’s Book of Norwegian Folktales.

d’Aulaires’ Book of Norwegian Folktales

Known for their vibrant and imaginative interpretations of Scandinavian folklore, Greek and Norse mythology, and American history, the books of Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire have entertained readers for more than seventy-five years. They received the Caldecott Medal for their book Abraham Lincoln and were later awarded the Regina Medal for their distinguished contribution to children’s literature.

d’Aulaires’ Book of Norwegian Folktales

A treasure through childhood and beyond.

New York Times

A beautiful book for boys and girls.

Christian Science Monitor

One can count on a beautiful book from the d’Aulaires, and this promises to be one of their loveliest.

Kirkus Reviews

Easy to read and very fascinating.

Stuart’s Study

A great place to practice reading comprehension.

Family Fun Twin Cities

Thoughtfully collected folk stories.

The Horn Book Magazine

There are several treats in store for the reader of d’Aulaires Book of Norwegian Folktales: A chance to be immersed in a simple and satisfying story structure where good works and effort assure life’s bounty and an appreciation for the enduring power of Norse myth.

The Norwegian American