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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.
ISBN-13: 9780374424381
ISBN-10: 0374424381
Publication Date: 5/1/1987
Pages: 48
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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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.
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The Fool of the World, a peasant looked down on by his parents, wins the hand of the Czar's daughter after overcoming enormous obstacles....from the back of the book.


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