East of the Sun West of the Moon

east of the sun west of the moon mayer

A young maiden searches for the noble youth whom she loves but who must marry the evil troll princess.--from the publisher


"Mayer's telling is an interweaving of plot elements from the original Scandinavian fairy tale with inventions of his own and details from The Frog Prince. The spellbound frog is whisked off to the trolls' castle and the ungrateful lass loses her chance to marry a handsome prince until she creates a happy ending, having atoned for her mistake".--Publishers Weekly.

48 pages                        978-0689711138                       Ages 6-10

Keywords:  fairytales and folklore, Scandinavian fairy tale, fairy tale retelling, frog, prince, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, magic, adventure

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