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The Black Bull of Norroway: A Scottish Tale
Long ago in Norway, three sisters were talking about marriage. The two eldest wanted titles and money. Peggy Ann, the youngest, only wanted a kind husband who loved her. "I'd even be content with the Black Bull of Norroway," she said.And so begins a classic fairy tale of enchantment, adventure, bravery, loyalty, and love. Charlotte Huck's spunky heroine and Anita Lobel's ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published March 20th 2001 by Greenwillow Books
(first published March 1st 2001)
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And Why I love this book: I love this book because of the art. Anita Nobel really captures the story and gives a magical feel to it. I Love the story because it was about girls. It really is a Girl Power! Girls instead of boys leaving home to find their fortunes and husbands instead of their brides. And the one who says she would marry for love really did. She showed loyalty and love by sticking with the bull, doing him a kindness, thereby breaking the evil spell and he turns into a prince. Then ...more