Please try again. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 12, 2019. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. There are two parts to the story. You can listen to it several times and find nuances, ‘cause it ain’t a machine spitting it out.’’ Reviewed in the United States on October 7, 2019, Reviewed in the United States on April 3, 2020. How can she decide to choose the wind, go against all the warnings just because she has now 'grown up'? Buy this book in the fantastic Taschen edition and be spell bound by the beautiful illustrations by Kay Nielsen. This finely crafted reprint restores the stunning detail and artistry of Nielsen’s images to their original splendor. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Reviewed in the United States on December 4, 2019, Illustrations are beautiful, and it's an intriguing story - I have children of a wide range of ages, and they all enjoy it (girls 8, 5, 3, an older daughter (12) and I've even caught my 14 year old son reading it if it's out and about! This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. The girl tries so hard to be with the polar bear, and then ends up with someone else! You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. It's difficult to relate to the main character when we get so little from her - she's archetypal, barely sketched-in. It's hard for me to tell if this is strictly Norwegian tales or those from all of Scandinavia, but I would think anyone from that region (or not!) Better yet, twelve of these are newly-scanned in high-resolution from the 12 surviving Nielsen original water-colors for this book! I personally feel that the ending. A great story about finding yourself and helping others. This is a beautiful book, worthy of the subject matter and the artist, and deserves a prominent place on the bookshelf of any lover of beautiful books. It was co-produced by Ian Stanley, formerly of the band Tears for Fears. Lynch's illustrations could only be rivaled by Mercer Mayer's version. I read on hoping that the ending will redeem the downfall, but to no avail, the ending makes me annoyed. Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/QuxqRc Music video by Diana Krall performing East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon). Please try your request again later. An original signed copy of the book sold at auction in 2008 commanded the highest price ever paid for an illustrated children’s book. Kay Nielsen. She earned an MA in London and was director of a photography gallery before editing books. Pre-ordered this for my wife - of Swedish heritage - for Christmas. Now, here he was, as if spelled from her dreams. I normally love the story with the girl and the girl and the polar bear (The polar bear king, East and ect) but this book was not good at all. One Sentence Review: Remarkably good and a very clever take on the old fairy tale, though the 10=year-old inside of me (who is not the world's most reliable reviewer) wished the ending could have been a little different. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 31, 2019. Three accompanying essays, illustrated with dozens of rare and previously unseen artworks by Nielsen, explore the history of Norwegian folktales, Nielsen’s life and work, and how this masterpiece came to be. Please try again. Taschen's "East of the Sun and West of the Moon" is the finest version of this beautiful book that I've ever seen. “East of the sun and west of the moon it was,” she knew—that was all. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. The shop is filled with contemporary American handcrafts, jewelry, art glass, wood, pottery and kaleidoscopes. “You have traveled far, but the hardest part of a journey is always the next step.”, “Be brave, be clever, and be true to your heart.”, 20 Children's Books With Strong Female Characters. East of the Sun and West of the Moon - image 8 Fairy-Tale Finesse. I was worried that there might only be a few good illustrations, but there are many. Lovely pictures, good story, well made book. Bought book in very good condition and it was an accurate description if not better. Nothing to write home about. Named after a Norwegian fairy tale, the album was something of a departure from the band's earlier radio-friendly sound to a darker, moodier tone. There were parts of this retelling that I really enjoyed. Get 3 for the price of 2. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Learn more about the program. Reviewed in the United States on September 5, 2019. East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Nordic Tales: Folktales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark (Nordic Folklore and Stories, Illustrated Nordic Book for Teens and Adults) (Tales of), The Sea King's Daughter: A Russian Legend, East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon & Other Norwegian Fairy Tales (Dover Children's Evergreen Classics). Featuring 46 illustrations, including many enlarged details from Nielsen’s rare original watercolors, the book is printed in five colors. In this gorgeous reprint, TASCHEN revives the most ambitious publication project of beloved Danish artist Kay Nielsen, one of the most famous children’s book illustrators of all time. US$ 40. It's an adaptation of the original fairy tale so I understand it's similar but different, mostly in the ending. Noel Daniel is a graduate of Princeton University and a former Fulbright Scholar to Berlin. East of the Sun, West of the Moon – czwarty album norweskiej grupy a-ha wydany w 1990 roku.. Lista utworów "Crying In The Rain" – 4:25 "Early Morning" – 2:59 … Great book and great condition for second hand, thank you very much. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Such a beautiful book. it starts to fill rushed, as if the author just wanted to get the story over and done with. It was released on 27 October 1990 by Warner Bros. Records. The narrative touched every emotion; I could hardly bear to turn the page if I suspected something terrible was about to happen, then I read faster a. I absolutely loved the book.
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