An Illustrated Kalevala (inbunden)
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Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
160
Utgivningsdatum
2020-05-14
Förlag
Floris Books
Översättare
Kaarina Brooks
Medarbetare
Surojegin, Pirkko-Liisa (ill.)
Illustratör/Fotograf
Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin
Illustrationer
colour illustrations
Dimensioner
236 x 213 x 20 mm
Vikt
794 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781782506430
An Illustrated Kalevala (inbunden)

An Illustrated Kalevala

Myths and Legends from Finland

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Encounter magical shamans, mighty eagles and terrifying beasts in this lavishly illustrated, adaptation of the classic Finnish epic. This superb prose retelling of Finland's national folk saga is brought to life with exquisitely detailed artwork of magical creatures, snowy mountains, adventurous heroes and dark forests by renowned illustrator Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin. Thrilling and inspiring, An Illustrated Kalevala is the perfect collection to share and give a lifetime of enjoyment to children and adults alike.
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Praise for Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin: 'The illustrations are beyond marvelous.' -- Youth Services Book Review on Otto and the Secret Light of Christmas

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Kirsti Makinen (1939-2016) worked at the National Board of Education of Finland and was a lecturer in Finnish language and literature at the Helsinki Suomalainen Yhteiskoulu High School. Her adaptation of The Kalevala for children was awarded a 2009 Aesop Prize from the American Folklore Society. Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin is a well-known Finnish illustrator, renowned for her delicate, detailed portrayals of Finland's wildlife and folklore. She graduated in 1977 from Helsinki University of Art and Design and has since illustrated many books loved by children and adults. She is the illustrator of Otto and the Secret Light of Christmas, also published by Floris Books. Kaarina Brooks was born in Finland and emigrated to Canada as a child. She is a translator and illustrator of three books of Finnish folktales for children.

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Contents About the Kalevala Prologue 1. The Creation of the World 2. Vainamoeinen and Joukahainen 3. The Sad Fate of Aino 4. Joukahainen's Revenge 5. Vainamoeinen in Pohjola 6. Vainamoeinen and the Maid of Pohjola 7. Ilmarinen Forges the Sampo 8. Lemminkainen and Kyllikki 9. Lemminkainen Wages War on Pohjola 10. The Restoration of Lemminkainen 11. Vainamoeinen's Journey to the Land of the Dead 12. The Maid of Pohjola's Rival Suitors 13. The Wedding Feast 14. Lemminkainen's Adventures 15. The Tragic Life of Kullervo 16. The Golden Maiden 17. The Theft of the Sampo 18. The Birchwood Kantele 19. Louhi's Revenge 20. Marjatta and the King of Kalevala Epilogue Glossary About the Contributors