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Tales from a Finnish tupa

James Cloyd Bowman

Tales from a Finnish tupa

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Published by A. Whitman in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fables -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Folk literature, Finnish -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Cloyd Bowman and Margery Bianco.
    ContributionsBannon, Laura., Bianco, Margery 1880-1944.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 273 p. :
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21119096M

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Tales from a Finnish tupa book

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The Pig-Headed Wife Finland London: Chapman and Hall, In past times, folktales were told in family or village groups, some stories told mainly to children, some to mixed groups, and some only to the adults of the community. Hats to Disappear with Korea 1 When Mikko got home, his brother was already there boasting to their father.

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