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Book cover of ILLU COLLECTION OF NORDIC ANIMAL
ILLU COLLECTION OF NORDIC ANIMAL
By: pirkko-lii surojegin | Published: October 2022

Travel to the snowy forests of Finland to meet the animals of the north in this charming and beautifully illustrated collection of traditional animal...

Travel to the snowy forests of Finland to meet the animals of the north in this charming and beautifully illustrated collection of traditional animal tales. Classic characters of Nordic folklore -- cunning Fox, gullible Wolf and great Bear -- star in these lively stories of mischief and fun. Readers will discover how Bear became lord of the northern forests, how Fox outwitted Raven, and how Rabbit earned his fluffy white tail. This stunning storybook collection is created by renowned Finnish author-illustrator Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin, with her trademark intricate, authentic and characterful drawings of the creatures and landscapes of Finland. Full of warmth and wit, this is a perfect way for readers of all ages to explore the tradition and magic of Nordic culture.

  • ISBN
    9781782507444
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Traditional Story Collections - Europe
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$32.00
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Book cover of ILLU LEGENDS OF SCOTLAND'S KINGS
ILLU LEGENDS OF SCOTLAND'S KINGS
By: theresa breslin | Published: January 2023

Strong queens, wise kings, secret plots and fierce battles - discover the historic legends of Scotland's most famous monarchs in this stunning...

Strong queens, wise kings, secret plots and fierce battles - discover the historic legends of Scotland's most famous monarchs in this stunning celebration of Scottish heritage by a Carnegie-medalist. Award-winning children's author Theresa Breslin tells captivating tales of ten significant Scottish kings and queens, inspired by historical sources and ancient legends, all sumptuously illustrated by Liza Tretyakova. Children will experience history up close - rescuing the Stone of Destiny with Scotland's first king, Kenneth McAlpin, battling at Bannockburn with Robert the Bruce, making friends with young Mary, Queen of Scots, and braving a would-be assassin with Queen Victoria.

  • ISBN
    9781782508120
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Traditional Story Collections - Europe
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$35.00
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Book cover of LEGENDS OF NORSE MYTHOLOGY
LEGENDS OF NORSE MYTHOLOGY
By: tom birkett | Published: October 2023

Legends of Norse Mythology is afully illustrated encyclopedia of Norse gods, giants, monsters and heroes featuring beautiful and otherworldly...

Legends of Norse Mythology is afully illustrated encyclopedia of Norse gods, giants, monsters and heroes featuring beautiful and otherworldly illustrations from Isabella Mazzanti and enchanting text from Old English scholar and Norse mythology expert Dr Thomas Birkett.

  • ISBN
    9780711260795
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Traditional Story Collections - Europe
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$29.99
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Book cover of SILVER UNICORNS & GOLDEN BIRDS
SILVER UNICORNS & GOLDEN BIRDS
By: duncan williamson | Published: December 2022

A treasure trove of traditional Scottish folk and fairy tales as told by Duncan Williamson, one of Scotland's greatest storytellers. Perfect to...

A treasure trove of traditional Scottish folk and fairy tales as told by Duncan Williamson, one of Scotland's greatest storytellers. Perfect to celebrate Scottish heritage. Young readers will explore a land of folklore and magic inhabited by fickle fairies, golden birds and shining unicorns in captivating tales, full of colour, humor and life. These timeless stories have been passed down the generations through oral tradition and are now retold for today's children while carefully preserving Duncan's unique storytelling voice. One of Scotland's Travelling People, Duncan spent a lifetime journeying the country's highways and byways, collecting stories along the way. This beautifully presented treasury includes insight into Duncan's life and cultural heritage alongside a curated collection of his best-loved stories and classic tales.

  • ISBN
    9781782508199
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Traditional Story Collections - Europe
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$32.00
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Book cover of SONGS IN THE SHADE OF THE CHERRY TREE
SONGS IN THE SHADE OF THE CHERRY TREE
By: nathalie soussana | Published: September 2024

A riveting selection of 20 nursery rhymes and lullabies from Ukraine, as remembered by immigrants living in France, Germany and Poland. These modern...

A riveting selection of 20 nursery rhymes and lullabies from Ukraine, as remembered by immigrants living in France, Germany and Poland. These modern folk interpretations of popular traditional songs tug at the heartstrings and reveal a rich, vibrant culture. Native singers are accompanied by musicians playing instruments like the bandoura, sopilka, and accordion, making each song a delightful, enchanting homage to Ukrainian heritage. Lyrics appear in the Ukrainian alphabet and Latin characters alongside English translations. Notes describing the cultural background of each song are also included, along with a QR code to access the accompanying recordings.

Theme: Ukrainian , Fairytale/Folktale

  • ISBN
    9782898360848
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Traditional Story Collections - Europe
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$19.95
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Book cover of SONGS IN THE SHADE OF THE OAK TREE
SONGS IN THE SHADE OF THE OAK TREE
By: nathalie soussana | Published: November 2024

A sweeping collection of 14 songs from Ireland that invites children to discover a rich tradition of hopeful and heartfelt music, filled with pride...

A sweeping collection of 14 songs from Ireland that invites children to discover a rich tradition of hopeful and heartfelt music, filled with pride and passion. This celebration of sound and storytelling abounds with a blend of lively and heart-wrenching tones. Popular favourites passed on from generation to generation are performed by men, women and children accompanied by talented musicians playing a wide array of instruments, including the fiddle, bodhrán, flute and Celtic harp. Lyrics appear in English and Irish, followed by notes describing the cultural background of each song, along with a QR code to access the recordings.

Theme: Fairytale/Folktale

  • ISBN
    9782898360855
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Traditional Story Collections - Europe
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$19.95
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