East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon

East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon

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A girl travels east of the sun and west of the moon to free her beloved prince from a magic spell. Norwegian folktale, EAST O' THE SUN AND WEST O' THE MOON is the romantic story of a bewitched prince and the determined lassie who loves him. It has everything a classic epic tale should have: rags and riches, hags and heroism, magic and mystery, a curse and a quest, wicked trolls, a shape-shifting bear, and finally, a happy ending. Kate Greenaway Medalist P.J. Lynch has created a luminous backdrop worthy of this grand adventure, transporting readers to a world of fantasy and imagination.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 1992
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9781564020499
1564020495
Branch Call Number: Ju 398.21 DAS
Additional Contributors: Lynch, Patrick James - Illustrator

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PimaLib_LisaB Oct 08, 2015

This book wins my prize for best-illustrated folk tale. Lynch's paintings glow with mystery and magic. And the troll! If your nose was 3 ells long YOU would wear rings on it too!

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