The fool of the world and the flying ship; a Russian tale / retold by Arthur Ransome. Pictures by Uri Shulevitz.
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- Physical Description: 48 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24x27cm
- Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 
Caldecott Medal Winner, 1969.
"An Ariel book."
"Originally published in 1916 as part of [the author's] Old Peter's Russian tales."
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.
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