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Half a kingdom

an Icelandic folktale

by Ann McGovern

  • 286 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by F. Warne in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iceland.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Iceland.

    • About the Edition

      A peasant girl wins half the kingdom by outwitting the trolls who have kidnapped Prince Lini.

      Edition Notes

      Based on an Icelandic folktale published in European folk tales.

      Statementby Ann McGovern ; pictures by Nola Langner.
      ContributionsLangner, Nola.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.M173 Hal
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[41] p. :
      Number of Pages41
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4900912M
      ISBN 100723261377
      LC Control Number76045305
      OCLC/WorldCa2813917

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