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Author Molnár, Irma.

Title One-time dog market at Buda and other Hungarian folktales / translated and retold by Irma Molnár ; illustrations by Georgeta-Elena Eneşel.

Imprint North Haven, CT : Linnet Books, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 398.43 MOL    Available
Description xiv, 129 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-129).
Contents King Matthias and the old man -- King Matthias and the Szekler's daughter -- King Matthias and his truthful shepherd -- One-time dog market at Buda -- King Matthias and the weatherman -- The quick-witted cobbler at wits' end -- The shepherd of rabbits -- Grasshopper -- Kindness rewarded -- How a student became a king -- Millions for an egg? -- The fish damsel -- talking grapes, smiling apples, and ringing apricots -- To outwit a Count -- A poor man's bargain -- Marci, the honest thief -- The strongest creature -- The fox, the bear, and the poor man -- Twelve at a swat -- The three wanderers -- Lookout Mountain, or, The legend of the chimney-stack cake -- The legend of the white stag.
Summary Presents twenty-three Hungarian folktales, featuring historical figures such as King Matthias, legends about the founding of Hungary and the Mongol raids, Turkish tales, Gypsy stories, and tales that reflect Hungary's geographical position as a meeting and fighting place in east-central Europe.
Subject Tales -- Hungary.
Folklore -- Hungary.
Added Author Eneşel, Georgeta-Elena, ill.
ISBN 0208025057 (alk. paper) : $25.00

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