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An Illustrated Kalevala By Kirsti Mäkinen Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin Kaarina Brooks


Encounter magical shamans, mighty eagles and terrifying beasts in this lavishly illustrated, adaptation of the classic Finnish epic. 

This superb prose retelling of Finland's national folk saga is brought to life with exquisitely detailed artwork of magical creatures, snowy mountains, adventurous heroes and dark forests by renowned illustrator Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin. 

Thrilling and inspiring, An Illustrated Kalevala is the perfect collection to share and give a lifetime of enjoyment to children and adults alike.

C O N T E N T S:

About the Kalevala 

1. The Creation of the World 
2. Väinämöinen and Joukahainen 
3. The Sad Fate of Aino 
4. Joukahainen’s Revenge 
5. Väinämöinen in Pohjola 
6. Väinämöinen and the Maid of Pohjola 
7. Ilmarinen Forges the Sampo 
8. Lemminkäinen and Kyllikki 
9. Lemminkäinen Wages War on Pohjola 
10. The Restoration of Lemminkäinen 
11. Väinämöinen’s Journey to the Land of the Dead 
12. The Maid of Pohjola’s Rival Suitors 
13. The Wedding Feast 
14. Lemminkäinen’s Adventures 
15. The Tragic Life of Kullervo 
16. The Golden Maiden 
17. The Theft of the Sampo 
18. The Birchwood Kantele 
19. Louhi’s Revenge 
20. Marjatta and the King of Kalevala 

About the Contributors

Publication Date: 10/01/2020
Floris Books

Limited ***

8.3 X 9.3 in
120 pg