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Lise Lunge-Larsen

1955 -

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Lunge-Larsen, Lise & Preus, Margi. (1999). The legend of the lady slipper : an Ojibwe tale. (Illustrated by Andrea Arroyo). Boston : Houghton Mifflin,  398.2 L963L 

In this retelling of an Ojibwe tale, a girl’s act of bravery to save her family leads to the appearance in the world of the delicate and tender flower called the lady’s slipper.

Lunge-Larsen, Lise. (2006). Noah's mittens : the story of felt. (Illustrated by Matthew Trueman). Boston : Houghton Mifflin. PRIM-FIC L963no 

During the long, arduous voyage of the ark, Noah discovers that the sheep’s wool has become matted into a strange material, for which he finds a practical use once the ark has come to rest atop a mountain.

 Lunge-Larsen, Lise. (2001). The race of the Birkebeiners. (Illustrated by Mary Azarian). Boston : Houghton Mifflin. 398.2 L963r 

Tells how the infant Prince Hakon is rescued by men fiercely loyal to his dead father, who ski across the rugged mountains in blizzard conditions to save him from his enemies, the Baglers.

Lunge-Larsen, Lise. (1999). The troll with no heart in his body : and other tales of trolls from Norway. (Woodcuts by Betsy Bowen). Boston : Houghton Mifflin. 398.2 A799tr 

A collection of Norwegian folktales all featuring trolls: The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Boy Who Became a Lion, a Falcon, and an Ant, Butterball, The Boy and the North Wind, The White Cat in the Dovre Mountain, The Sailors and the Troll, The Eating Competition, and The Troll with No Heart in His Body.

 

Author Information

Lise Lunge-Larsen (1955 - ). (2008). In Something about the author, Vol. 184, pp. 103-107. Detroit: Gale. Online Something about the Author database and REF PN451 .S6 v. 184.
Lise Lunge-Larsen (1955 - ). (2003). In Something about the author, Vol. 138, pp. 158-160. Detroit: Gale. Online Something about the Author database and REF PN451 .S6 v. 138.
 

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