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D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

NYR Children's Collection, 2005

The Caldecott medal-winning d'Aulaires once again captivate their young audience with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Norse legends, telling stories of Odin the All-father, Thor the Thunder-god and the theft of his hammer, Loki the mischievous god of the Jotun Race, and Ragnarokk, the destiny of the gods. Children meet Bragi, the god of poetry, and the famous Valkyrie maidens, among other gods, goddesses, heroes, and giants. ...
  
  











  



  
George Washington
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Beautiful Feet Books, 1996

"He was born in a little red brick house that his father had built on the oyster-shell hill. By that time so much land had been cleared that the wilderness was far in the distance" (10). So begins the simple and inauspicious life of George Washington—a backwoods Virginia boy destined to become the Father of His Country. Meticulously researched, the d'Aulaires hiked and camped all over Virginia as they imbibed the spirit of this great man. The ...
  
  











  



  
Pocahontas
Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Beautiful Feet Books, 1998

First published in 1946 with the d'Aulaires's beautiful lithographic prints, this tale of the first colony at Jamestown is told from the perspective of the princess daughter of the mighty chief Powhatan. When the Natives judge the white man's magic as evil, John Smith is condemned to death only the intervention of Pocahontas saves his life and a tentative friendship is established between Pocahontas's tribe and the new colonists. The King of ...
  
  











  



  
Benjamin Franklin
Ingri D'Aulaire

Beautiful Feet Bks, 1998

An intuitive understanding of the things children love to know, combined with the d'Aulaire's extraordinary artistic ability make this book on the life of one of America's most beloved founders a perennial classic. Folk art style illustrations are enhanced with pert aphorisms from Poor Richard's Almanac on each page. Readers will learn that Benjamin was the youngest of seventeen children "all counted" and that "it was a piece of luck that his ...
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Book of Trolls (New York Review Children's Collection)
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar d'Aulaire

NYR Children's Collection for ages 7-12, 2006

In this spectacular follow-up to their beloved Book of Norse Myths, the husband-and-wife team of Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire explore the uncanny reaches of Norse mythology, an enchanted night-world populated by trolls of all kinds—mountain trolls, forest trolls, trolls who live underwater and trolls who live under bridges, uncouth, unkempt, unbreakable, unforgettable, and invariably unbelievably ugly trolls—who work their wiles and ...
  
  











  



  
Leif the Lucky
Ingri Daulaire, Edgar P. Daulaire

Beautiful Feet Bks, 1994

Considered by some children's book authorities to be the d'Aulaire's finest work, this biography of Leif Erickson, son of Eric the Red, best exemplifies the artist's skill in Norwegian folk art, style, and history. Their well-researched text is lavishly illustrated with Viking rune-like carvings, from the dragon prow of the ship that Leif must hurry to remove, lest it anger the spirits of the land, to the stave churches so unique to Norway. ...
  
  











  



  
Children of the Northlights
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2012

From the beloved authors of D’Aulaires’ Book of Norse Myths and other classics comes a new edition of one of Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaires’s most beguiling children’s books. Long out of print, Children of the Northlights introduces readers young and old to siblings Lise and Lasse and to the captivating Sami people and culture of northern Scandinavia. At times mischievous and at others quite courageous, Lisa and Lasse, and their ...
  
  











  



  
Columbus

Beautiful Feet Bks, 1996

As is their custom, the d'Aulaires have thoroughly researched their subject in order to provide the most historically accurate account of the life of the man Samuel Eliot Morrison called "the greatest mariner that ever lived." In their pursuit, the d'Aulaires traveled to Spain, Portugal, and the Caribbean Islands to research original documents on the life of Columbus. Their text reflects many little- known facts not generally included in the ...
  
  











  



  
Abraham Lincoln (Bicentennial Edition)
Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire

Beautiful Feet Books, Inc., 2008

A Caldecott Medal Book, A Child Study Children's Book Committee: Children's Book of the Year. Beautiful Feet Books is excited to announce the publication of Abraham Lincoln the beloved classic in a special hardback edition in celebration of the bicentennial anniversary of Lincoln's birth. This edition is published from the original 1940 printing and we were able to recreate the vivid colors originally intended by the d'Aulaires. This is a must ...
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 1992

No education is complete without a large slice of Greek mythology. And there's no better way of meeting that literary quota than with the D'Aulaires' book. All the great gods and goddesses of ancient Greece are depicted in this big, beautiful classic, lovingly illustrated and skillfully told. Young readers will be dazzled by mighty Zeus, lord of the universe; stirred by elegant Athena, goddess of wisdom; intimidated by powerful Hera, ...
  
  











  



  
Buffalo Bill
Ingri Parim D'aulaire

Beautiful Feet Bks, 1998

William F. Cody was born in the middle of the nineteenth century on the plains of Kansas Territory where his family had settled to trade with the friendly Kickapoo Tribe. These Natives were Bill's childhood playmates and at a tender age he traded his brand-new buckskin suit for a little wild Indian pony that he learned to ride like the wind. By the time he was twelve, he was doing the work of a grown man as a cattle driver, camping under the ...
  
  











  



  
Foxie, The Singing Dog
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

NYR Children's Collection, 2008

Whether bringing to life the legends of the mightiest Greek and Norse gods in their widely beloved collections of myths, or retelling Chekhov’s tale of a little lost dog as they do in Foxie , the d’Aulaires excelled at the arts of storytelling and illustration. Foxie’s tale, wonderful to look at and delightful to read, is certain to charm both young children and early readers. Poor Foxie ! With her “head like a fox and her tail like a ...
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Book of Animals (New York Review Books)
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

NYR Children's Collection, 2007

THE CELEBRATED HUSBAND-AND-WIFE TEAM OF INGRI AND EDGAR PARIN D’AULAIRE prepared this exceptionally beautiful volume for their own son Ola, and it is as fresh and enchanting today as it was when it first sprung from their imaginations. D’Aulaires’ Book of Animals introduces young children to the creatures of every continent. Here more than fifty animals lithographed in full color form one side of a book that can be read page by page ...
  
  











  



  
Ola and Blakken and Line, Sine, Trine
Ingri & Edgar Parin D'Aulaire

Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1933

Children's book with wonderful full-color illustratins
  
  











  



  
Too Big (New York Review Children's Collection)
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

NYR Children's Collection, 2008

The little hero of this tale has a shock of blond hair, a devoted dog, and a frisky cat, but today he has a problem, a big problem, in fact: he’s just too big to do the things he wants to do. He’s too big to put on his little hat and coat, too big for his mother to pick up, and too big to ride around on the dog’s back. Luckily he’s not too big to dream of the time when he’ll be big enough to relish the challenges ahead and to set out ...
  
  











  



  
Ola
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2013

Ola is the enchanting story of a dauntless Norwegian boy who goes skiing one day and has many unusual adventures before returning home. He meets new friends, joins a merry wedding party, encounters a howling dragon, and learns bits of folklore from fishermen in the far north while pulling codfish from the icy waters. This delightfully illustrated book is at once a true glimpse of life as it once was in Norway and a tribute to Ingri and Edgar ...
  
  











  



  
The Terrible Troll-Bird
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar d'Aulaire

NYR Children's Collection, 2007

One summer’s eve Ola, Lina, Sina, and Trina leave their village to gather firewood in the forest, when they’re surprised by the hideous call of the terrible troll-bird, a giant rooster who pops up out of the treetops and swoops down to devour their beloved horse Blakken. Little does the terrible troll-bird know that in Ola, Lina, Sina, and Trina he has finally met his match: his terrible days of terrorizing are over. Before long the whole ...
  
  











  



  
Book of Greek Myths
Ingri D'Aulaire, Edgar Parin D'Aulaire

Doubleday & Co, 1962
  
  











  



  
The Two Cars (New York Review Childrens Collection)
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

NYR Children's Collection, 2007

In The Two Cars the celebrated husband and wife team of Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire, famous for their illustrated versions of Norse and Greek myths, offer young children a playful modern twist on the ancient fable of the tortoise and the hare. Two cars sit side by side in the same garage. One is fast, shiny, and ready to go; the other is a comfortable old jalopy, a little worse for wear but as reliable as can be. On a magic moonlit ...
  
  











  



  
George Washington
Ingri & Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Doubleday & Co. Inc., 1936

"He was born in a little red brick house that his father had built on the oyster-shell hill. By that time so much land had been cleared that the wilderness was far in the distance" (10). So begins the simple and inauspicious life of George Washington-a backwoods Virginia boy destined to become the Father of His Country. Meticulously researched, the d'Aulaires hiked and camped all over Virginia as they imbibed the spirit of this great man. The ...
  
  











  








   



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