Tales Told In Holland Author:Olive Beaupre Miller, Illustrated by Maud & Miska Petersham The "My Travelship" Library features three books: — Little Pictures of Japan — Tales Told in Holland — Nursery Friends from France — Each volume is a love story to the country of origin. Each features illustrations that reflect the style and culture of the homeland. In this case, Holland. The illustrations in this volume are lovely and full of vivid... more » shape and color. The copy is a mixture of poetry and short stories sure to entertain any child who loves a good book.
This is a fine collection for a fan of folktales and history, especially for a Europhile. Full of folktales, some based on history, from the Holland tradition, and enhanced by charming illustrations, often showing the local traditional dress styles of children and adults from various sub-regions of Holland. The folktales are unique to Holland and do not duplicate the well-known Aesop or Grimm brothers stories.« less