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East o" the Sun and West o" the Moon (Works in Translation) by Naomi Lewis

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Published by Candlewick .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Fairy tales,
  • Juvenile Folk Tales / Mythology / Fables,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Norway,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Folklore,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - European,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic,
  • Classics

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsP.J. Lynch (Illustrator), George Webbe Dasent (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8646537M
ISBN 101564020495
ISBN 109781564020499

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East o’ the Sun and West o’ the Moon is a Norwegian folktale. The reader can easily identify the similarities in this tale with the famous folklore “Beauty and the Beast”. A young girl sacrifices for her poor family by agreeing to live with a bear in an enchanted castle and in return, the bear promises to make the family rich/5. East o'the Sun, West o'the Moon is probably my most favorite fairy-tale book ever. It includes twenty-two stories, including both more traditional fairy tales ('The Princess on the Glass Hill' and 'East o'the Sun and West o'the Moon') and some that are more along the line of folk-tales, ('Why the Bear is Stumpy-Tailed' and 'Why the Sea is Salt')/5(7). A beloved 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 by: 1. East o'the Sun, West o'the Moon is probably my most favorite fairy-tale book ever. It includes twenty-two stories, including both more traditional fairy tales ('The Princess on the Glass Hill' and 'East o'the Sun and West o'the Moon') and some that are more along the line of folk-tales, ('Why the Bear is Stumpy-Tailed' and 'Why the Sea is Salt')/5(6).

East of the Sun and West of the Moon is a Norwegian Fairy tale. It has been passed down from generation to generation through oral tradition, it's intended for children, and has many wondrous creatures, such as: goblins, frogs that turn into men, trolls, /5.   East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon Contents: East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon -- The three Billy Goats Gruff -- Taper Tom -- Why the Bear is stumpy-tailed -- Reynard and the cock -- Bruin and Reynard partners -- Boots and his brothers -- The lad who went to the North Wind -- The giant who had no heart in his body -- The sheep and the pig Cited by: 5.   East o' the Dun and West o' the Moon Published by User, 12 years ago This is the most wonderful story to read to children. My grandmother read it to me as a child.5/5(5). east o' the sun and west o' the moon Once on a time there was a poor woodcutter who had so many children that he had not much of either food or clothing to give them. Pretty children they all were, but the prettiest was the youngest daughter, who was so lovely there was no end to her : Gudrun Thorne-Thomsen.

“east of the sun west of the moon” East of the Sun West of the Moon is a really good book because I liked the description of the story and how the story went and a prince that was a bear by day and man by night. Has a great imagination writing it and how that prince had to marry a troll queen. Elliot. East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon by Peter Christen Asbjornsen, Jorgen Engebretsen Moe, George Webbe Dasent and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at . Below is listed all the stories in this book: True and Untrue Why the Sea is Salt The Old Dame and her Hen East o' the Sun, West o' the Moon Boots who ate a Match with the Troll Hacon Grizzlebeard Boots who made the Princess say, "That's a Story" The Twelve Wild Ducks The Giant who had no Heart in his Body The Fox as a Herdsman The Mastermaid/5(18). East of The Sun and West of The Moon and Other Tales by P. C. Asbjornsen and Jorgen E. Moe and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at