East of the Sun and West of the Moon: An Old Tale from the North (Hardcover)
This traditional Norwegian folk tale has all the ingredients of a classic fairy story: a huge white bear, a bewitched prince and his wicked step-mother, witches, trolls and a heroine who must undertake a seemingly impossible quest. A brave lassie from a poor family goes from rags to riches and back again. She sets off on an epic journey to find her prince in a castle east of the sun and west of the moon, with a little help from the four winds along the way. In this edition, every page is beautifully illustrated with colourful, highly detailed, exciting illustrations by author/illustrator John Patience. (Hardback edition)
One of the "old tales from the north" originally collected and retold by Peter Cristen Asbj rnsen with translation into English by Sir George Webbe Dasent, now illustrated by John Patience.