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Clever Gretchen and other forgotten folktales

Alison Lurie

Clever Gretchen and other forgotten folktales

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Published by iUniverse, Inc. in Lincoln, NE .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales,
  • Folklore

  • Edition Notes

    Statementretold by Alison Lurie ; illustrated by Margot Tomes.
    ContributionsTomes, Margot.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 113 p. :
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18933874M
    ISBN 100595345212
    ISBN 109780595345212

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Gretchen, the mayor's daughter, falls in love with villager Hans, brave and good-natured. But the mayor wants the best huntsman in the world for his daughter.

A discouraged Hans comes upon a cloven-footed, dwarfish stranger in the forest, who promises him victory if Hans signs a contract to serve him after seven years.

Hans does .