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Three Apples Fell From Heaven: Unfamiliar Legends of the Trees

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An international collection of folktales featuring trees. Includes: Sungold and the Remarkable Cow (Scandinavia) / The Tree That Flew (Russia) / The Tree That Shadowed the World (Khasis/India) / The Laurel Maiden (Greece) / A Yard of Nose (Italy) / The Tree That Walked (Scotland) / The Tree From Adam's Grave (Palestine) / The Three Lemons (Slovenia) / The Kettle and the Ch ...more
Hardcover, 158 pages
Published 1953 by The Bobbs-Merrill Company

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Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
Most of these tales I hadn't heard before, although the second tale, "The Tree That Flew", is a version of The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship by Arthur Ransome. I was particularly intrigued by "The Tree from Adam's Grave," which seems to be from the Muslim tradition, and which I'd never heard of before. I'm wondering if it is something from the Koran. I found "The Tree That Shadowed the World" also intriguing--
a tree so big that its shade is swallowing up the farmland. It didn't really ha
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