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Illustrated Tales of Dwarfs, Gnomes and Fairy Folk

Illustrated by Daniela Drescher
Retold by Ineke Verschuren
May 2022
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  • Publisher
    Floris Books
  • Published
    17th May 2022
  • ISBN 9781782507451
  • Language English
  • Pages 152 pp.
  • Size 8.27" x 10"
  • Images Color

Meet helpful dwarfs, mischievous gnomes and powerful fairy folk in this sumptuously illustrated storybook anthology of classic European folk tales.

Much-loved stories such as “Kate Crackernuts,” “Tom Tit Tot,” and “The Griffin” take readers on a journey through Europe as they climb snowy mountains, delve deep underground and wonder at beautiful palaces.

This unique collection celebrates the rich folklore tradition of Europe, including dwarfs from Flanders, fairies from Scotland, and gnomes from Austria.

With radiant pictures by Daniela Drescher—one of Germany's best-loved illustrators—Illustrated Tales of Dwarfs, Gnomes, and Fairy Folk is sure to enchant young and old readers alike.

(Ages 6–10 years)

C O N T E N T S:                                     

1. The Smith and the Grateful Dwarf
2. The Green Glass Bottle
3. The Maid and the Kobolds
4. The Dwarf’s Godmother
5. Tom Tit Tot
6. The Grateful Dwarf
7. The Griffin
8. Luran and the Fairies
9. The Helpful Mountain Gnome
10. The Mountain Gnome’s Punishment
11. The Dwarf Who Was Refused Shelter
12. The Herdboy
13. The Dwarf’s Gifts
14. The Elves and the Wigmaker
15. Kate Crackernuts
16. The Warf’s of Grindelwald
17. The Venetians
18. The Song of the Gnomes
19. The Magic Lamp
20. The Farmer and the Fairy Hillock
21. The Hired Cow
22. The Blacksmith’s Apprentice