A Selection from the Norse Tales for the Use of Children by Asbjørnsen et al.

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Compiler Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen, 1812-1885
Compiler Moe, Jørgen Engebretsen, 1813-1882
Translator Dasent, George Webbe, Sir, 1817-1896
Title A Selection from the Norse Tales for the Use of Children
Note Selected stories from Dasent's translation of the "Norske folkeeventyr" by P.C. Asbjørnsen and J.E. Moe.
Contents True and untrue -- The old dame and her hen -- East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon -- Boots who ate a match with the Troll -- 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 herdsman -- The cat on the Dovrefell -- Princess on the glass hill -- How one went out to woo -- The cock and hen -- The two step-sisters -- Buttercup -- Taming the shrew -- Shortshanks -- Gudbrand on the hill-side -- The blue belt -- Why the bear is stumpy-tailed -- Not a pin to choose between them -- One's own children are always prettiest -- The three princesses of Whiteland -- The lassie and her godmother -- The three aunts -- The cock, the cuckoo, and the black-cock -- Rich Peter the Pedlar -- Boots and the Troll -- The lad who went to the North Wind -- The best wish -- The three billy-goats Gruff -- Well done and ill paid -- The husband who was to mind the house -- Dapplegrim -- The seven foals -- The widow's son -- Bushy Bride -- Boots and his brothers.
Credits Tim Lindell, Barry Abrahamsen, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
LoC Class PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres
Subject Tales -- Norway
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EBook-No. 64189
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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