Czech, Moravian and Slovak fairy tales
|Format:||Print Book 1998|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Fifteen different classic, Regional fairy tales whisk the reader to a world of magical animals, witches, kings, queens, and enchantment. Also included are tales of peasants who are ultimately rewarded for their virtue and good nature. Twenty-three illustrations and engraving style decorations by Czech artist, Jan Matulka, add to the beauty of the volume. For anyone interested in the classic regional fairy tales of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, this treasury of stories offers a glimpse into the folk literature and culture of the regions. Filled with humour and charm, these narratives are sure to delight children and adults alike.
|Series||Hippocrene Library of Folklore.|
Fairy tales -- Slovakia.
Fairy tales -- Czech Republic -- Moravia.
|Publisher|| New York :Hippocrene Books,1998
"Originally published in 1919 by W. Collins Sons & Co."--t.p. verso.
243 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.