East o the sun and west o the moon book

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east o the sun and west o the moon book

SurLaLune Fairy Tales: East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon by Gudrun Thorne-Thomsen

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.
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East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon

Once upon a time there was a poor peasant who had so many children that he did not have enough 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 loveliness. One day -- it was on a Thursday evening late in the fall -- the weather was wild and rough outside, and it was cruelly dark. The rain was falling and the wind blowing, until the walls of the cottage shook. They were all sitting around the fire busy with this thing and that. Then all at once something gave three taps on the window. The father went out to see what was the matter.

Brilliant artists of the day including Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac were commissioned to illustrate them. Perhaps one of the finest creations to emerge from this golden age of illustration was an edition of East of the Sun and West of the Moon which boasted twenty-five colour plates and many more monochrome images by Kay Nielsen, a young Danish artist who had studied in Paris before moving to England in But his work did embellish some further collections of stories, notably by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. He was let go by Disney in and spent the final sixteen years of his life in poverty. Download: PDF. Privacy Policy More info. Selection of book covers produced during the bookbinding revolution of the 19th century and beyond….

Published by Hodder and Stoughton Seller Rating:. About this Item: Hodder and Stoughton, Condition: Fine. First Edition. The book is in wonderful shape.

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The White Bear approaches a poor peasant and asks if he will give him his prettiest and youngest daughter; in return, the bear will make the man rich. The girl is reluctant, so the peasant asks the bear to return, and in the meantime, persuades her. The White Bear takes her off to a rich and enchanted castle. At night, he takes off his bear form in order to come to her bed as a man, although the lack of light means that she never sees him. When she grows homesick, the bear agrees that she might go home as long as she agrees that she will never speak with her mother alone, but only when other people are about.

East of the Sun and West of the Moon. ONCE upon a time there was a poor husbandman who had many children and little to give them in the way either of food or clothing. They were all pretty, but the prettiest of all was the youngest daughter, who was so beautiful that there were no bounds to her beauty. So once -- it was late on a Thursday evening in autumn, and wild weather outside, terribly dark, and raining so heavily and blowing so hard that the walls of the cottage shook again -- they were all sitting together by the fireside, each of them busy with something or other, when suddenly some one rapped three times against the window- pane. The man went out to see what could be the matter, and when he got out there stood a great big white bear.

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