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Tales from a Finnish Tupa

Tales from a Finnish Tupa

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Folklore tales from Finland

  • ISBN: 978-0816667680
  • Translator: Aili Kolehmainen
  • Genre: Childrens, Folklore, Short Stories

What you need to know before your trail

First published in 1936, this book presents tales of magic like “The Mouse Bride” and “Antti and the Wizard’s Prophecy,” droll stories such as “The Pig-Headed Wife,” and fables from the collections of Eero Salmelainen and Iivo Harkonen, sharing Finnish wisdom on topics from the end of the world to how the Rabbit earned his self-respect. Featuring hand-rendered illustrations in full color, Tales from a Finnish Tupa is a folklore gem for all ages.

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Destination: Finland Author/Guide: James Cloyd Bowman and Margery Bianco  Departure Time: Anytime

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