Ola

Ola Book CoverThis 1932 masterpiece is a picture of life as it once was in Norway.  Ola is a young boy who travels from one end of Norway to another.  He meets new friends, attends a traditional bridal feast, gets caught in a tree, and learns folklore from fishermen before he returns home.  Charming stone lithographs illustrate the fantastic Northern landscape. mjw
Title: Ola
Author: Ingri d’Aulaire and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
Illustrator
: Ingri d’Aulaire and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
Publisher
: University of Minnesota Press
Copyright
: Reprint 2013
Original language
: English
ISBN
: 978-0-8166-9017-6
Hardcover pages
: 56
Age range
: 6-8
Genre
: Picture book
Book setting
: Norway
Author’s ethnicity
: German/Norwegian
Author’s residence
: United States
Subjects
: Europe, Fishing, Northern Europe, Norway, Peddlers, Scandinavia, Skiing, Skis

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