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(Books of Wonder) Summary: A brave young man who has been raised by a bear
with unusual powers rescues a princess from a menacing dragon and fulfills a
long-ago prophecy that he would marry the king's daughter. ISBN 0-688-09837-1
Now, the huntsmen in the forest had robbed the she-bear of her cubs, so that her
heart yearned over the little baby, and she carried it home with her to fill the place
of her own young ones. There the baby throve until he grew to a great strong ...
The huntsman sent off to kill the young babe and bring back its heart as proof of
the deed is reminiscent of "Snow White," while putting the infant in a basket made
of reeds and setting it adrift on the river echoes the tale of the baby Moses' trip ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Howard Pyle's original tale combining several classical tropes is interesting enough, if one can enter into the mindset that this world is magic and not everything has to actually make sense. But Oh ... Leggi recensione completa
LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - t1bclasslibrary - LibraryThing
This fairy tale written in 1887 by Howard Pyle combines a few elements of other tales, but puts them together with many new elements that create a classic tale with classic motifs. The protagonist is ... Leggi recensione completa