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The glassblower"s children. by Maria Gripe

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Published by Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence in [New York] .
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The glassblower and his wife live happily until the prophecy that their children will disappear comes true.

Edition Notes

Translation of Glasblåsarns barn.

StatementWith drawings by Harald Gripe. Translated from the Swedish by Sheila La Farge.
ContributionsGripe, Harald, 1921- illus.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.G886 Gl
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5410443M
LC Control Number73000949

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The Glassblower s Children is a brave book. (The New York Times Book Review) Gripe polishes each separate scene to fine perfection. (Kirkus Reviews) Not quite a folk tale, not quite a fairy tale, The Glassblower s Children, winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award in , is a beautiful book and a disturbing one too. In her style of writing Reviews: 3. Get this from a library! The glassblower's children. [Maria Gripe; Harald Gripe] -- The glassblower and his wife live happily until the prophecy that their children will disappear comes true. glass--The Glassblower's Children also ponders such serious matters as what it means to find meaningful work and the difference between what you want and what you need. In The Glassblower's Children Maria Gripe has drawn on fairy tales and Norse myths to tell a thrilling story with a very modern sensibility. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.