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White as milk, red as blood : the forgotten fairy tales of Franz Xaver von Schönwerth / Franz Xaver von Schönwerth ; illustrated by Willow Dawson ; translated by Shelley Tanaka ; with a foreword by Philip Pullman.

Available copies

  • 5 of 9 copies available at Sitka.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Fernie Heritage Library.

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0 current holds with 0 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Fernie Heritage Library 398.209433 SCH (Text) 35136000526872 Adult Non Fic Volume hold Checked out 09/04/2018
Kimberley Public Library 398.2 SCH (Text) 35137001012680 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Nelson Public Library 398.209433 SCH (Text) 3514830028379 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Terrace Public Library 398.2 SCH (Text) 35151001070036 Adult Non-fiction Volume hold Checked out 09/13/2018
Tumbler Ridge Public Library ANF 398.209433 SCHON (Text) TRL23445 Entertaining Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Morden Library 398. 209433 Sch (Text) 35864002264867 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Sechelt Public Library 398.20943 SCHO (Text) 33260100011452 New Books Volume hold Checked out 09/07/2018
Williams Lake Branch 398.209433 SCH (Text) 33923005968817 Non-fiction Volume hold Available -
Winkler Library 398. 209433 Sch (Text) 35864002264875 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Checked out 09/06/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780345812179
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 114 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 108-110).
Summary, etc.:
"A whole new world of magic animals, brave young princes and evil witches has come to light with the discovery of 500 new fairytales, which were locked away in an archive in Regensburg, Germany for over 150 years. The tales are part of a collection of myths, legends and fairytales, gathered by the local historian Franz Xaver von Schonwerth (1810-1886) in the Bavarian region of Oberpfalz at about the same time as the Grimm brothers were collecting the fairytales that have since charmed adults and children around the world." Unlike his contemporaries, the Grimm Brothers, who edited and polished the tales they collected, von Schonwerth, a linguist, left his untouched. His books subsequently languished and were lost to time... until now."-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
Translated from the German.
Subject: Folklore > Germany > Bavaria.
Fairy tales > Germany > Bavaria.
Genre: Folk tales.
Fairy tales.

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