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The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship: A Russian Tale
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship A Russian Tale Author:Arthur Ransome, Uri Shulevitz (Illustrator) When the Czar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him a flying ship, the Fool of the World sets out to try his luck and meets some unusual companions on the way.
An important Russian folktale - interesting and faithfully taken from the famous fabulist Arthur Ransome. The illustrations are colorful and pertinent to the telling of the story. The Fool, as is usual with folk-tale fools, is no fool at all - and he knows the importance of helping others.