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The flying ship

A. N. Afanas"ev

The flying ship

a Russian folk tale

by A. N. Afanas"ev

  • 144 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Floris Books in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales -- Russia.,
  • Folklore -- Russia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementretold byA. N. Afanasiev ; illustrated by Ronald Heuninck.
    ContributionsHeuninck, Ronald.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(28)p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22281299M
    ISBN 100863152309
    OCLC/WorldCa59656316

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The illustrations The flying ship book bright colors, subtle shadings, and stylistically interesting pen highlights to suggest outlines and by: 2. Condition: New. Uri Shulevitz (illustrator). Language: English. Brand new Book. 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.

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The courtier peeped into the ship, and, seeing what it was, instantly went back to the King and told him that it was a flying ship, and that it was manned by a few peasants. Then the King remembered his royal oath; but he made up his mind that he would never consent to let the Princess marry a poor peasant.

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. Preview this book»/5(12). The flying ship book Uri Shulevitz (Hebrew: אורי שולביץ ‎; born Febru ) is an American writer and illustrator of children's won the Caldecott Medal for U.S.

picture book illustration, recognizing The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship, a Russian fairy tale retold by Arthur Ransome in The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship is a book illustrated by Uri Shulevitz that retells a Russian fairy tale of the same text is taken from Arthur Ransome's version of the story in the book Old Peter's Russian Tales; Ransome had collected the folktale when he was a journalist in Russia.

[1] The book was released in by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and won a Caldecott Medal. When it comes to nautical-based ghost stories, few are more famous or well known than the Flying Dutchman. Made even more popular by the long-running Nickelodeon cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants, the Flying Dutchman is a mysterious and horrifying apparition drifting endlessly along the seas just waiting to be observed by an unlucky sea-goer.

Deeply engrained in Dutch folklore and dozens of books. At thirteen, Shulevitz won first prize in an all-elementary-school drawing competition in Paris's 20th district. He was written and illustrated many celebrated children's books, including the Caldecott Medal-winner The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship, written by Arthur : Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Get this from a library. The flying ship. [Andrew Lang; Dennis McDermott] -- With the help of some extraordinary comrades that he meets on the way, a Simpleton fulfills the King's outlandish requests and wins the hand of the Princess.

The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship won the Caldecott Medal in as the best illustrated American children's book in that year.

The illustrations feature bright colors, subtle shadings, and stylistically interesting pen highlights to suggest outlines and by: 2. The cover is better quality, with a nice, heavier glossy cardboard. That said, the book is the size of a slim hard back, so it is a convenient size to hold, and is very readable.

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Based on a Russian folktale, The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship tells the story of a peasant's quest to marry the Czar's daughter and the unusual characters he meets along the way.

Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book. The seafarer who had first seen the spectre off the ship from the topmast, thereby making the legend of the ominous Flying Dutchman even more strong.

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Get this from a library! The fool & the flying ship. [Eric Metaxas; Henrik Drescher] -- When the Tsar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him a flying ship, a goofy country bumpkin sets out to try his luck and meets some unusual companions on the way.Ezekiel New International Version (NIV).

4 I looked, and I saw a windstorm coming out of the north —an immense cloud with flashing lightning and surrounded by brilliant light.

The center of the fire looked like glowing metal, 5 and in the fire was what looked like four living creatures. In appearance their form was human, 6 but each of them had four faces and four wings.

7 Their legs.The Fool and the Flying Ship (Unabridged) audiobook, by Rabbit Ears Entertainment Long ago in Russia, a proclamation went out through all the land that whosoever could build a flying ship would win the hand of the Tsar's daughter.

But when a country bumpkin and his oddball crew of extraordinary friends show up to claim her, the dumbfounded Tsar quickly has second thoughts.