The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship
A Russian Tale
Arthur Ransome; Pictures by Uri Shulevitz
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
When the Czar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him a flying ship, the Fool of the World sets out to try his luck and meets some unusual companions on the way.
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship is the winner of the 1969 Caldecott Medal.
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