Children of the Northlights
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Children of the Northlights

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Lise and Lasse-sister and brother-live at the very top of Norway, when they look at the globe of the world at school, seemingly at the very top of the world. Long out of print, Children of the Northlights introduces readers young and old to siblings Lise and Lasse and to the unique Sami people and culture of northern Scandinavia. At times mischievous and at others quite courageous, Lise and Lasse, and their Sami culture, are brought brilliantly to life in the captivating text and illustrations of Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 220.98 x 299.72 x 7.62mm | 453.59g
  • University of Minnesota Press
  • Minnesota, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 18 b/w, 15 colour plates
  • 0816679231
  • 9780816679232
  • 295,989

Review quote

"A distinguished book full of color, fun, and the charm of ways that are just different enough to be fascinating." --Horn Book Magazine "The loveliest book the d'Aulaires have given us . . . a book to own and cherish." --Library Journal "The loveliest book the d Aulaires have given us . . . a book to own and cherish." Library Journal"show more

About Ingri D'Aulaire

Known for their vibrant and imaginative interpretations of Scandinavian folklore, Greek and Norse mythology, and American history, the books of Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire have entertained readers for over seventy-five years. The couple received the Caldecott Medal for their book Abraham Lincoln and were later awarded the Regina Medal for their distinguished contribution to children's literature.show more

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66 ratings
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4 27% (18)
3 17% (11)
2 5% (3)
1 2% (1)
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