Norwegian Folk Tales, Fairy Tales and Trolls: Tuss og Troll, 2-Volume-Set by Asbjørnsen and Moe

Norwegian Folk Tales, Fairy Tales and Trolls: Tuss og Troll, 2-Volume-Set
From the collection of Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe, as well as others

Retold by Øyvind Dybvad, Gard Espeland, Velle Espeland, Johannes Farestveit and Nana Rise-Lynum (Vol 1)
Illustrated by Solveig Muren Sanden, Jens R. Nilssen and Ralph A. Styker (Vol 2)
Translated by Alexander Knud Huntrods and Odd-Steinar Dybvad Raneng (Vol 1)
Translated by Odd-Steinar Dybvad Raneng and Alexander Knud Huntrods (Vol 2)
Edited and Published by Deb Nelson Gourley, Astri My Astri Publishing

  • Vol 1 – 192 pgs, 7” x 10”, hardcover, 18 bilingual English Norwegian [Nynorsk] stories with over 600 full colored illustrations
  • Vol 2 – 192 pgs, 7” x 10”, hardcover, 21 bilingual English Norwegian [Nynorsk] stories with over 600 full colored illustrations

Tuss og Troll has been a classic series in Norway since the 1940's. Now available in America for the first time as a bilingual English Norwegian books! For all ages.

Tuss og Troll, Volume 1 — Table of Contents — 18 stories:
  • The 7 League Boot — 7 mils støvelen
  • The Cat on Dovre Mountain Range — Kjetta på Dovre
  • The cormorants from Utröst Island — Skarvane frå Utröst
  • Soria Moria Castle — Soria Moria slott
  • Little Frikk and the Fiddle — Veslefrikk med fela
  • Lagopus Sal and the farmer’s wife who was so stingy — Rype Sal og den gjerrige kona
  • The Ash Lad and the good assistants — Oskeladden og dei gode hjelparane
  • The boy who had an eating competition with the troll — Guten som kappåt med trollet
  • The two Suitors — Dei to Friarane
  • Bruin the Bear — Bamse Brakar
  • The three princesses in the mountain so blue — Dei tre kongsdøtrene i berget det blå
  • The troll who wanted to be human — Trollet som ville vere menneske
  • The young boys and the trolls in Heidal Forest — Smågutane og trolla på Heidalsskogen
  • The three aunts — Dei tre mostrene
  • The Silver King at Meheia — Sølvkongen på Meheia
  • The Christmas guests — Julegjestene
  • The boy who stole the golden hens — Guten som stal gullhønene
  • Little Gunnlaug — Vesle Gunnlaug
Tuss og Troll, Volume 2 — Table of Contents — 21 stories:
  • The Three Billy Goats Gruff — Bukkane Bruse
  • Grimsbork the Bay Stallion — Grimsborken
  • To the forest and build a house — Til skogs og byggja hus
  • The hen is out hiking in the mountain — Høna trippar i berget
  • The haymakers at the summer pasture — Slåttekarane på stølen
  • The Polar Bear — Kvitebjørnen
  • The Pastor and the Cotter — Presten og husmannen
  • The Smithy and the Princess — Smeden og kongsdottera
  • The old troll who wanted to propose — Trollgubben som skulle fri
  • The Boy, the Giant and the Girl — Guten og jøtulen og jenta
  • The Bear and the Fox — Bjørnen og reven
  • The Troll and the Thunderstorm — Trollet og Toreveret
  • Redfox and the Ash-lad — Rauderev og Oskeladden
  • Widow Fox — Reve-Enkja
  • Peter, Paul and Espen the Ash-lad — Per, Pål og Espen Oskeladd
  • The mill that is still grinding on the bottom of the sea — Kverna som står og mel på havsens botn
  • The clever fox — Den lure reven
  • The Shoemaker — Skomakaren
  • The Ham Shank — Fleskeskinka
  • The Ash-lad and the Red Horse — Oskeladden og den raude hesten
  • The Wood-collier — Kolbrennaren


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