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Czech, Moravian and Slovak fairy tales

by Fillmore, Parker, 1878-1944.

Format: Print Book 1998
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Library of Homestead Children Non Fiction J 398.2 Fill
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 398.2 Fill
 
 
Summary
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.
Additional Information
Series Hippocrene Library of Folklore.
Subjects Fairy tales -- Czechoslovakia.
Fairy tales -- Slovakia.
Fairy tales -- Czech Republic -- Moravia.
Publisher New York :Hippocrene Books,1998
Contributors Matulka, Jan, 1890-1972.
Language English
Notes "Originally published in 1919 by W. Collins Sons & Co."--t.p. verso.
Description 243 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
ISBN 078180714X
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