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She recommended a book and also told me she'd translated some Norwegian Folk Tales into English.
The plots are very diverse, always surprising, with very skillfully depicted characters, the stories flow easily, as from the pen of a master writer.
My 9-year old was enthralled with the stories in this book, begging for more every night until we finished it.
Great book to start bringing back the old tales that have thrilled thousands over the years.Published 11 days ago by Mr. B. J. Flint
This is the first compilation of Peter Christen Asbjornsen stories I've found outside of Scandinavia. It was a great find!Published 3 months ago by Dani
Came in perfect condition with no wear at all. I'm so excited to keep reading these - they're unique and different than the Grimm's fairy tales as far as style... and they just... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amy
I have found myself picking this up rather than a magazine or mystery. Good stories that I have reread. For kids and adults.Published 11 months ago by Donna Coppedge
Giants, trolls and hulders, oh my! Enjoy your Norwegian heritage, try this book. The art work is pretty good too.
Lots of storys about trolls. You will see many similarities between these and other fairy tails.
Not bad if you have some Norwegian blood in you.
my husband is learning about his culture (his dad immigrated from Norway) as a child. We would enjoy more illustration, or illustration in color, but the book has a good... Read morePublished 19 months ago by firmeadow
I'm surprized nobody has mentioned this, but the font in this book is TINY! Most children's books have large font - for smaller kids to read, some have regular, this book has... Read morePublished 23 months ago by KP