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fool & the flying ship

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Published by Rabbit Ears Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia.
    • Subjects:
    • Fairy tales.,
    • Folklore -- Russia.

    • About the Edition

      When the Tsar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him a flying ship, a goofy country bumpkin sets out to try his luck and meets some unusual companions on the way.

      Edition Notes

      Narration on audio cassette by Robin Williams.

      Other titlesFool and the flying ship
      Statementwritten by Eric Metaxas ; illustrated by Henrik Drescher.
      ContributionsDrescher, Henrik, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.M55 Fo 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL779898M
      ISBN 100689815824
      LC Control Number97181678


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This book is about a fool who wanted to win the king's daughter's hand in marriage. The only requirement was for the man to come to the palace in a flying ship.

The king thought that this was an impossible task and that she would end up marrying a friend that /5. The young fool sets off to find a flying ship and thereby win the princess. A magical old man helps him find the ship, then the fool picks up a bunch of people on the way to the czar's palace, all of whom have these weird special by: 2.

In this familiar Russian folktale, the Fool is the traditional third son who makes good. A peasant lad setting out to seek his fortune, he shares his bread with an "old one" whose advice enables him to find a flying ship and a variety of new friends. Their special talents help the Fool win the hand of Tsarevna, a : Christopher Denise.

The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship: A Russian Tale Macmillan, - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages 12 Reviews When the Czar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him /5(12). Book Overview 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 by: 2.

The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship won the Caldecott Medal in as the best illustrated American children's book in that year. The illustrations feature bright colors, subtle shadings, and stylistically interesting pen highlights to suggest outlines and details/5(10).

At thirteen, Shulevitz won first prize in an all-elementary-school drawing competition in Paris's 20th district. He was written and illustrated many celebrated children's books, including the Caldecott Medal-winner The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship, written by Arthur : Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

A retelling of the Ukrainian folk tale about a young man who tries to find a flying ship to give to the tsar in exchange for his daughter''s hand in marriage. Gorbachev''s detailed, humorous art captures the magic of this story with authentic details of a people and landscape he knows well.

11 3/4"x 8 1/4", 32 pages. The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship Written by Arthur Ransome and Illustrated by Uri Shulevitz Based on a Russian folktale, The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship tells the story of a peasant's quest to marry the Czar's daughter and the unusual characters he meets along the way.

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. The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship is the winner of the Caldecott Medal/5(K). Condition: New. Uri Shulevitz (illustrator).

Language: English. Brand new Book. 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.

The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship is the winner of the The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship is a book illustrated by Uri Shulevitz that retells a Russian fairy tale of the same name. The text is taken from Arthur Ransome 's version of the story in the book Old Peter's Russian Tales; Ransome had collected the folktale when he was a journalist in Russia.

Publisher Description Long ago in Russia, a proclamation went out through all the land that whosoever could build a flying ship would win the hand of the Tsar's daughter.

But when a country bumpkin and his oddball crew of extraordinary friends show up to claim her, the dumbfounded Tsar quickly has second thoughts.4/5.

The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship book. 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.

The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship is the winner of the Caldecott Medal/5(1). Eric Metaxas ; Henrik Drescher We all have tales. When the Tsar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him a flying ship, a goofy country bumpkin sets out to try his luck and meets some unusual companions on the way.

Includes an audio cassette with narration and music. Fool and the Flying Ship by Eric Metaxas,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Fool and the Flying Ship: Eric Metaxas: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(36). The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship is the winner of the Caldecott Medal.

About the Author Arthur Ransome () was an English author and journalist, author of the Swallows and Amazons series and many other much-loved children's books. The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship is the winner of the Caldecott Medal.

Learning Through Literature also recommends these other award winning books – Because of Winn-Dixie, Mr. Ferris and His Wheel and Island of the Blue Dolphins.

About the Book Long ago in Russia, a proclamation went out through all the land that whosoever could build a flying ship would win the hand of the Tsar’s daughter. But when a country bumpkin and his oddball crew of extraordinary friends show up to claim her, the Tsar quickly has second thoughts.

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Free shipping in the US. Discount books. Let the stories live on. Affordable books. The story of The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship is told from the Fools point of view.

There. are, of course, other points of view that the story might have been told from. One of the most. interesting of these is the Princesss point of view. Begin by inviting students to consider how the.

The Fool and the Flying Ship. By: Emma Thompson narrates this story, which is based on an 18th-century French fairy tale. In this magically romantic book, a young prince befriends an enchanted cat-queen. a proclamation went out through all the land that whosoever could build a flying ship would win the hand of the Tsar's daughter.

But. With Robin Williams. The Tsar of Russia proclaims that whoever builds a flying ship will marry his daughter, the princess. But, when a wacky,country fool and his five strange, superhuman friends arrive at the palace of the Tsar, the Tsar quickly sets impossible tasks for the "moujiks" before the fool could marry his daughter.

The Fool and the Flying Ship by Eric Metaxas, Henrik Drescher (Illustrator) starting at $ The Fool and the Flying Ship has 4 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The Fool Of The World And The Flying Ship (book) The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship is a book illustrated by Uri Shulevitz that retells a Russian fairy tale of the same name.

The text is taken from Arthur Ransome's version of the story in the book Old Peter's Russian Tales; Ransome had collected the folktale when he was a journalist in Russia.

Apple Books Preview. The Fool and the Flying Ship (Unabridged) Eric Metaxas.1 Rating; $; Listen $; Listen Publisher Description. Long ago in Russia, a proclamation went out through all the land that whosoever could build a flying ship would win the hand of the Tsar's daughter.

But when a country bumpkin and his oddball crew of 5/5(1). This is a Russian folklore where a fool is set to make a flying ship, so he can marry the princess. Because of his kind and open heart, he meets people that help him win the marriage with the princess.

I was not too crazy about this book, and I think it was because of the illustrations. All the characters were whacky to look at!/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of The Fool and the Flying Ship book by Eric Metaxas.

Rising to a challenge from the monarch of Russia, a goofy country bumpkin and his strange superhuman `moujik companions invent a flying ship and show up to claim Free shipping over $/5(2). In the morning, as the Tzar woke and looked from the windows of the palace, he found himself surrounded by troops upon troops of soldiers, and generals in cocked hats bowing in the courtyard and taking orders from the Fool of the World, who sat there joking with his companions in the flying ship.

The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship This is a story study for The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship by Arthur Ransome. 11 pages of student work, plus an answer key. This The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship story study includes the following: • Story study title page for students • Before reading worksheet • Author research worksheet • Character chart • Dictionary Look.

When the Czar offers the hand of his beautiful daughter to anyone who can bring him a flying ship, the Fool of the World decides to take a try. No one has much faith that he'll succeed, but with the help of some unusual friends he just might.

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The Fool's older brothers set off with their parents' blessing to seek their fortune. The Fool. A retelling of the Ukrainian folk tale about a young man who tries to find a flying ship to give to the tsar in exchange for his daughter''s hand in marriage. Gorbachev''s detailed, humorous art captures the magic of this story with authentic details of a people and landscape he knows well.

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