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Giants, trolls, witches, beasts : ten tales from the deep, dark woods / Craig Phillips.

By: Contributor(s): Publication details: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2017.Description: 183 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 28 cmISBN:
  • 9781760630027
  • 1760630020
  • 9781760113261 (paperback)
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 398.2 23
  • 741.5994 23
LOC classification:
  • PN6790.A83 P454 2017
Contents:
Vasilia the brave (from Russia) -- Thor and the frost giants (from Scandinavia) -- The nixie in the well (from Germany) -- Snow White and Rose Red (from Germany) -- Momotaro (from Japan) -- The king of the polars bears (from America) -- The boy who was never afraid (from Sweden) -- The devil bridegroom (from Estonia) -- Finn McCool (from Ireland) -- The wawel dragon (from Poland).
Summary: Diverse myths and legends from around the world, from Iceland to Poland to Japan: A cobbler girl tricks the Wawel Dragon, after all the king's knights fail..., The Polar Bear King loses his skin..., Momotaro, born from a peach, defies the ogres everyone else is too scared to face..., Snow White and Rose Red make friends with a bear...
List(s) this item appears in: Australian Graphic Novels | Awarded Graphic Novels
Holdings
Item type Home library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Book Melbourne Athenaeum Library Graphic novels PHI Issued 14/02/2023 068603
Total reserves: 0

Introduction by Carole Wilkinson.

Vasilia the brave (from Russia) -- Thor and the frost giants (from Scandinavia) -- The nixie in the well (from Germany) -- Snow White and Rose Red (from Germany) -- Momotaro (from Japan) -- The king of the polars bears (from America) -- The boy who was never afraid (from Sweden) -- The devil bridegroom (from Estonia) -- Finn McCool (from Ireland) -- The wawel dragon (from Poland).

Diverse myths and legends from around the world, from Iceland to Poland to Japan: A cobbler girl tricks the Wawel Dragon, after all the king's knights fail..., The Polar Bear King loses his skin..., Momotaro, born from a peach, defies the ogres everyone else is too scared to face..., Snow White and Rose Red make friends with a bear...

Ages 8+.

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