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Author Alves, Katja, 1961- author, editor.

Title The revenge of the black cat : Swiss myths / edited and retold by Katja Alves ; [illustrations by Anda, Carole Aufranc, Silvan Borer, Paloma Canonica, Anna Deér, Lucie Fiore, Gregor Forster, Lea Gross, Sara Guerra Rusconi, Mira Gysi, Rina Jost, Patricia Keller, Rahel Messerli, Jakob Näf, Camille Perrochet, Eliane Schädler, Pia Valär, Adam Vogt, and Anna Weber ; translated by David Henry Wilson].

Publication Info. Zurich, Switzerland : NordSüd, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 398.49 ALV    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Description 133 pages : color illustrations, map ; 27 cm
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Summary Offers twenty-three traditional tales from different regions of Switzerland, featuring ghosts, dwarfs, goblins, demons, devils, and dragons.
Contents The goblin stone -- The ghost in the farmer's hut -- The devil's bridge -- Kaiser Karl and the snake -- The golden ninepins -- The devil and the crows -- The toad spirit -- The curse of the Blüemlisalp -- The light of the fireflies -- The wicked stepmother in the Änziloch -- Donat in the Fairy Grotto -- The woodcutter's good soul -- The Spalentier -- The devil and the billy goat -- The goblin who wanted to get married -- The love potion -- The ghost ship of Lake Geneva -- The kindhearted dwarfs -- The missing child -- La Vouivre, the one-eyed dragon -- The revenge of the black cat -- Vreneli's garden -- Twelve cows on Lake Origlio.
Language In English, translated from the German.
Subject Legends -- Switzerland -- Juvenile literature.
Tales -- Switzerland -- Juvenile literature.
Folk literature, Swiss (German) -- Juvenile literature.
Folklore -- Switzerland.
Genre/Form Myths.
Folk literature.
Added Author Aufranc, Carole, illustrator.
Borer, Silvan, illustrator.
Canonica, Paloma, illustrator.
Deér, Anna, illustrator.
Fiore, Lucie, illustrator.
Forster, Gregor, illustrator.
Furrer, Anne-Danielle, illustrator.
Gross, Lea, illustrator.
Guerra Rusconi, Sara, illustrator.
Gysi, Mira, illustrator.
Jost, Rina illustrator.
Keller, Patricia illustrator.
Messerli, Rahel illustrator.
Näf, Jakob illustrator.
Perrochet, Camille illustrator.
Schädler, Eliane illustrator.
Valär, Pia illustrator.
Vogt, Adam illustrator.
Weber, Anna illustrator.
Wilson, David Henry, 1937- translator.
Added Title Rache der schwarzen Katze. English
Swiss myths
ISBN 9783314104886

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