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D’AULAIRES’ BOOKS

The award-winning husband and wife team of Ingri Mortenson d’Aulaire and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire were writers and illustrators of beautiful books. While their books covered many subjects from different countries, Rural Route Bookstore is delighted that now there are five Scandinavian-themed ones, 12 x 14 inches, that have been re-issued and are available to our readers. The stories and artwork guarantee that these books make wonderful gifts.

  • Ola

    Ola

    $16.95

    by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
    Hardcover
    Ola is the enchanting story of a dauntless Norwegian boy who takes off skiing one day and ends up having many unusual adventures before returning home. He meets new friends, joins a merry wedding party, encounters a howling dragon, skis to the Arctic region, gets caught in a tree, and ... ... more

  • Children of the Northlights

    Children of the Northlights

    $16.95

    by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
    Hardcover
    Lise and Lasse were Sami and siblings who lived at the top of the world where “bears snored in their winter sleep”, and the Northern Lights danced in the sky and brightened up the cold dark winter nights. The two children have wonderful adventures, but also some mishaps. Learn what ... ... more

  • Leif the Lucky

    Leif the Lucky

    $16.95

    by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
    Hardcover
    Inspired by rich sagas and infused with history, Leif — son of Erik the Red —Joins his father’s expeditions to Greenland and America, an unknown place to Europeans at that time. Leif, in fact, grew up in Greenland. This is a rich story generously illustrated with Nordic motifs. Written for children ... ... more

  • D’Aulaires Book of Norse Myths

    D’Aulaires Book of Norse Myths

    $24.95

    by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
    Hardcover
    Previously called Norse Gods and Giants, this book has been re-issued under the above title with a Preface by Michael Chabon. The book is divided into 30 short stories or myths, re-told in easy-to understand language, and is longer than the other books by these authors. Learn about the gods theories ... ... more

  • ’Aulaires Book of Trolls

    D’Aulaires Book of Trolls

    $19.95

    by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
    Hardcover
    Written in the 1970s, this book has sold many copies in numerous languages. The sketches of the trolls need no translation. Some are ugly and some are mean while others are almost cute. Trolls, who generally prefer to leave their homes during night hours come in various kinds. There are trolls ... ... more

  • dragon_seeker

    The Dragonseeker Saga: Nine Tales of the Nine Worlds

    $9.95

    by Douglas "Dag" Rossman
    Paperback
    What happens when you are inexperienced but determined to meet a dragon at any cost? Find out in this collection of original short stories. Join apprentice-storyteller Dag Ormseeker, with semi-divine parentage, as he journeys through the Nine Worlds of Norse mythology telling the tales he knows and learning new ones from an ... ... more

  • nine_worlds

    Nine Worlds: A Dictionary of Norse Mythology

    $6.95

    by Douglas "Dag" Rossman
    Paperback
    For the person who wants to learn more about where Dag Ormseeker traveled in The Dragonseeker Saga (see book above), or for those wanting to dig deeper into mythology. This is a concise, practical reference book about the people, places, and things unique to Norse mythology. It is an annotated ... ... more

  • folk_tales

    Scandinavian-American Folk Tales … and Fish Stories

    $16.95

    by Dr. Kristoffer Paulson
    Rural Route Bookstore is the only distributor of this book in the United States. ... more