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The fool of the world and the flying ship: a Russian tale / retold by Arthur Ransome. Pictures by Uri Shulevitz.

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Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver JNF 398.21 RANSOME CALDECOTT (Text) 34304000110722 Juvenile - Caldecott Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville E RAN CALDECOTT (Text) 32604000032170 DCTPLD J Picture Books Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville E RAN CALDECOTT (Text) 32604000048998 DCTPLD J Picture Books Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL J 398.2 RAN (Text) 30419100454715 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 48 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [1968]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in 1916 as part of [the author's] Old Peter's Russian tales."
"An Ariel book."
Summary, etc.:
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.
Awards Note:
Caldecott Medal, 1969
Subject: Folklore > Soviet Union.
Folklore > Soviet Union.

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