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Nordic Tales

Folktales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark

August 13, 2019 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9781452174471
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A deluxe volume of 16 traditional Nordic folk tales that is sure to impress any fan of cultural and mythological literature with impactful and stunning illustrations by contemporary artist Ulla Thynell.

Welcome to a world of mystical adventure--where trolls haunt the snowy forests, terrifying monsters roam the open sea, a young woman journeys to the end of the world, and a boy proves he knows no fear.
Translated and transcribed by folklorists in the 19th century, this collection of traditional tales from the enchanting world of Nordic folklore comes to life with glowing contemporary illustrations that conjure dragons, princesses, and the northern lights. At once magical, hilarious, cozy, and chilling, Nordic Tales will enthrall fairy tale fans and captivate those interested in the rich history of Nordic culture.

POPULAR SERIES: Designed for diehard fairy tale and folklore lovers, the Tales series gives new life to traditional stories. In addition to Nordic Tales, discover Ghostly Tales, Tales of Japan, Celtic Tales, Tales of India, Tales of East Africa, and more.
BEAUTIFUL GIFT: With its bold hardcover design, a satin ribbon page marker, and a striking full-page illustration for each story, Nordic Tales makes an impressive gift. Perfect for fans of fairy tales, ghost stories, Greek mythology, Roman mythology, Chinese mythology, Celtic mythology, and folklore and cultural studies from around the globe.
READERS LOVE IT: With hundreds of 5-star ratings, reviewers rave that this "absolutely beautiful book" is "a wonderful compilation." 


Perfect for:

  • Collectors of illustrated classics or artfully designed books
  • Anyone who enjoys timeless stories, from the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm to Egyptian mythology to Greek classics
  • Adding to the shelf alongside books like D'Aulaires' Book of Norse MythsNorse Mythology by Neil Gaiman, Stephen Fry's Greek Mythology trilogy (Mythos, Heroes, Troy), or Madeline Miller's Circe and Song of Achilles

About this Author

Ulla Thynell is an artist, illustrator, and graphic designer based in Helsinki, Finland.

ISBN: 9781452174471
Format: Hardcover
Series: Tales
Pages: 168
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Published: 2019-08-13

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