East of the Sun West of the Moon


East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Twenty-One Norwegian Folk Tales

Written by Peter Christian Asbjørnsen

Edited and Illustrated by Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Eau Claire, WI, E.M. Hale and Company, 1951

Originally published by New York, NY, Viking Press, 1938

6.5" x 10"

Kerlan Collection, Children's Literature Research Collections

University of Minnesota Libraries

The d'Aulaires—European émigré artists who arrived in New York around 1930—credited Anne Carroll Moore with having coaxed them into making a career of children's-book writing and illustration. The couple, who always worked as a team, were awarded the 1940 Caldecott Medal for their picture-book biography, Abraham Lincoln.

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