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Title:
The glass mountain : twenty-eight ancient Polish folktales and fables
Author:
Kuniczak, W. S., 1930-2000.
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Publication Information:
New York : Hippocrene Books, 1997.

©1992
Physical Description:
171 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary:
Presents retellings of traditional Polish tales including "How the princess learned to laugh, " "Pan Twardowski, " "Where devils are helpless, " and "The sorcerer's apprentice."
General Note:
"New edition, 1997"-T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
The eye of the sea -- Seized by the wind -- The glass mountain -- The willow flute -- The poor countryman and the greedy hag -- Pan Twardowski -- The wild geese -- About two babies cast onto the waters -- The oak plucker and the mountain toppler -- The miller's son -- About two brothers and the spiteful wife -- Three brothers -- The tale of the bad brother -- About Mat the fool and how he used his head -- Of Argelus and the swans -- The sorcerer's apprentice -- How a smart peasant fooled a stupid devil -- About the ragged prince and the enchanted horses -- About the woodcutter, the bear and the rabbit -- How the princess learned to laugh -- The changeling -- How the clever servant found the haunted treasure -- The woodcutter and the devil -- Escape from the witch -- How a fool learned the meaning of fear -- Where devils are helpless -- The ruler of the world -- The wise king and his foolish children.
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ISBN:
9780781805520
Format :
Book