Swedish Folk Tales [Pdf New]
The Bookshop on the Shore eA fairy tale This book offers the reader a look into Swedish folklore and willncourage readers to xplore Though all stories are good my personal favorites include the stories of the 4 big trolls Changelings Dag Daga The Ring and Prince without the stories of the 4 big trolls Changelings Dag Daga The Ring and Prince without shadowOverall for all those interested in Swedish folklore and legends and for anybody who loves fairy tales this book is a great read This book is highly recommended not just for kids but #Adults As Well Many #as well Many to the publishers Floris Books Ingram Publisher Services and Edelweiss for the ARC I am a collector of fairy tales and this is a lovely sumptuous book illustrated by the incomparable John Bauer And the Swedish tales are truly delightful one of the best bodies of national folk lore I ve had the privilege of reading I ll be rooting around in this book for a long time laughing with delight and wonder This one is a 35 almost a 4 for me and I confess to being charmed by all 22 of the stories in this collection The book jacket declares the accompanying artwork to Be Sumptuous And I Would sumptuous and I would dispute that The details in those images of trolls tomtes princesses and various animals are simply splendid and xuisitely rendered In fact readers will become confused that these creatures must have The Art of Memoir existed at some time as they peruse the illustrations There isn t a weak story in this collection of Swedish folk tales and fairy tales from nine different authors and readers willnjoy identifying some of the common threads in the stories and seeing how gullible and greedy some humans are as well as how there are occasions when ven trolls or fearful kings can have their hearts softened by kindness andor innocence The ideals of noble self sacrifice and loyalty are presented in many of the tales all serving as good xamples for many of us today Many of the stories made me smile while others brought a tear to my ye and once again I found myself grateful to the publisher for keeping these stories alive by presenting them to a new audience My only critical comment would be to have a list of terms and their meaning in the back matter since some of the stories written several decades ago contain vocabulary with which many readers will be unfamiliar The illustrations are so beautiful Even if they don t always match up with the part of the story being told It must have been incredibly difficult to fit in given the fact that it s an amalgamation of different books The stories were uite adorable and well told right pacing and not too much description and it is a wonderful book The story of Agneta and the Sea King is particularly nchanting and stood out right away just from the drawings. Erg; The Ring by Helena Nyblom; Stalo and Kauras by PA Lindholm; and The Maiden in the Castle of Rosy Clouds by Harald Ostens.
characters Swedish Folk TalesTomte gnome a bravehearted boy a Troll a changeling a knight or a ueen the figures are luminous against the darkness of the forest and mountains the figures are luminous against the darkness of the forest and mountains stories themselves are also PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition enchanting Some resonated than others some were uite sad but generally these Swedish faery tales are like Western ones and good triumphs in thend The bad guys are tricked or tamed the lovers reunite and the uest comes to fruition I highly recommend this Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families Win the Battle Against Pornography exuisite book ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss inxchange for an honest review Thank youDark fairytales wonderfully illustrated I ll definitely purchase the hardback The Taste of Night (Signs of the Zodiac, edition because unfortunately the only complaint I have about thebook is that the illustrations are too small Trolls princesses gnomes and forests Bauer s illustrations are uniue and the stories are well written These are Swedish tales so you probably never heard of them but they re worth reading and they should be a must to Grimm fansIf you njoy folklore and fairytales that remind you of Grimm you
will certainly lovecertainly love Swedish tales I found this book through betterworldbookscom I love John Bauer and have admired many of these illustrations for years without realizing that they were illustrations of actual stories I m trying to draw my reading out by reading one story a day I am in love with this book I ve been reading this book for a couple of months The folk tales were great but the illustrations by John Bauer were just wonderful An Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk Tales and Fairy Tales As the title suggests this book is a treasure trove of folk and fairy tales from Sweden illustrated by acclaimed artist John Bauer From Trolls to Tomtes lves from brave kings and princesses the book features twenty three classic stories full of adventure and magic written by well known authors such as Elsa Beskow and Anna Wahlenberg among othersIf you njoyed reading the Grimm fairytales you will certainly love these Swedish tales Unlike Grimm fairytales which feature witches fairies and lost children these Swedish fairy tales present a different flavor There are not many fairies or magic but there are many Trolls Tomtes princesses gnomes and forests These stories of bravery and sacrifice told with a lot of humor and sensitivity Even in translation the stories come through marvelously well and there is always a nice message in the nd Each story features one or illustrations by John Bauer John Bauer s drawings truly bring the stories alive The Road From Home: The Story Of An Armenian Girl each capturing the mood andssence of the story perfectly The book also contains the wonderfully illustrated biography of Bauer celebrating his work and life which was not less than. Skow's When Mother Troll Took in the King's Washing; The Magician's Cape by Anna Wahlenberg; The Seven Wishes by Alfred Smedb. .
What an incredibly sumptuous beautiful book The illustrations are touchingly lovely Exile and Pilgrim especially those of the trolls And the stories themselves are retold wonderfully well with humor poignancy and sensitivity Even in translation the stories come through marvelously well This book is a real treasure one to cherish and share for years to come A gorgeous tome containing twenty ninenchanting fantastical and mesmerizing folk and fairy tales Swedish Folk Tales Most Certainly Delivers What It Advertises The Stories Tales most certainly delivers what it advertises The stories written by several different authors Anna Wahlenberg being the most featured one and illustrated by famous Swedish artist John BauerJohn Bauer s drawings truly bring the stories alive as he has the ability to depict both the captivating beauty and strange horror of all the personages and creatures inhabiting the Swedish folk tales and legends that are described in this storybook His illustrations are one of the most defining aspects of Swedish fairy tales in general and form the heart of Swedish Folk Tales as well and rightly so It gives the reader a nice look into Bauer s illustrative collectionProminently featured in these tales are trolls unsuspecting poor youths changelings lovely princesses gnomes brave heroes creatures of the sea rich kings and ueens treasure and lots and lots of mountains This book offers the reader a look into Swedish folklore that goes deeper than just the surface and is a prime xample of the most famous tales available My personal favourite is The Prince Without A Shadow by Jeanna OterdahlFor those of you looking for a bit information on the authors of the tales Swedish Folk Tales features stories by Elsa Beskow Anna Wahlenberg Alfred Smedberg Helge Kjellin Cyrus Gran r Helena Nyblom PA Lindholm Jeanna Oterdahl Walter Strenstr m Harald stenson WE Bj rk and Einar RosenborgRecommended for those interested in Swedish folklore and legends and wish to read a few prime xamples of it and for anybody who loves fairy tales This book will be a very proper
addition to yourto your I read these stories over the course of a few months The book was a generous Hannah Montana: The Movie early birthday gift and it was on my wishlist because it was beautifully illustrated by John Bauer Bauer s influence is clearly seen in the gorgeous work of Brian Froud the reknowned illustrator who worked with Henson on Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal can you tell I m an 80 s kidAnyway back to Bauer His prodigious talent shines throughvery work of art featured in this collection They re not mere illustrations They capture the magic and melancholy and melody that weaves through ach story Whether it s a shimmering princess a little. John Bauer's original vocative illustrations bring these classic Swedish folk tales to life This collection includes Elsa Be.