[AZW] ☆ The Maiden of Northland: A Hero Tale of Finland | By ↠ Aaron Shepard Carol Schwartz

The Maiden of Northland: A Hero Tale of Finland By Aaron Shepard Carol Schwartz,

  • Title: The Maiden of Northland: A Hero Tale of Finland
  • Author: Aaron Shepard Carol Schwartz
  • ISBN: 9780689804854
  • Page: 468
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Lovely Aila hs been called a blossom sweet to smell, a fruit ripe to pluck To her door come Vainamoinen, ancient sage, and his faithful friend Ilmarinen, master blacksmith, each hoping to win her love But little do the heroes know that Aila and her mother have agreed that she will wed neither of them Full color.
    The Maiden of Northland A Hero Tale of Finland Lovely Aila hs been called a blossom sweet to smell a fruit ripe to pluck To her door come Vainamoinen ancient sage and his faithful friend Ilmarinen master blacksmith each hoping to win her love

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    1. A small peek at the Finnish epic poem, The Kalevala This picture book focuses on the courting of Louhi s daughter by Vainamoinen the wise old magician and Ilmarinen the great, eternal smith They race across land and fly over the sea to the young girl, who ends up shunning them both The story is told in verse and is effective and entertaining The illustrations are very Jan Brett looking colorful, life like and with ornamented borders If studying Finland, it s worth tracking down a copy of this bo [...]

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