Front Cover - East of the Sun and West of the Moon



A Norwegian Folktale


By Peter Christen Asbjørnsen

and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe

Translated by Andrew Lang

Adpated by Rachel Louise Lawrence


“A great White Bear waits outside.

He has faithfully promised to make us all rich if he can but have our youngest daughter.”


Often called the Scandinavian Beauty and the Beast, East of the Sun & West of the Moon tells of the journey of the daughter as she leaves everything she has ever known to accompany the White Bear to his mountain castle, then to the homes of the Four Winds as she searches for the bear and seeks to rescue him from the clutches of a troll Princess, who resides in a castle that lies east of the sun and west of the moon ...


[Folklore Type: ATU-425A

(Search for the Lost Husband)]


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Print Length: 25 pages

Publisher: Blackdown Publications

Publication Date: 10 September 2014