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Author Ransome, Arthur, 1884-1967.

Title The Fool of the World and the flying ship : a Russian tale / retold by Arthur Ransome ; pictures by Uri Shulevitz
Published London : Hamilton, 1970

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB CRC  398 RAN  AVAILABLE
 MELB SPCBC  398.20947 Ran/Fot  LIB USE ONLY
Description 46 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
Summary 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
Notes Originally published in 1916 as part of Old Peter's Russian tales by Arthur Ransome. This version originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968
Subject Caldecott Medal.
Children's stories.
Folk tales -- for children -- Russia
Fools and jesters -- Folklore.
Russian folk tales -- for children
Tales -- Soviet Union.
Russia -- Folklore.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Shulevitz, Uri, 1935-
LC no. zbn93017812
ISBN 0241017882
OTHER TI Old Peter's Russian tales