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Sweden is a country in Northern Europe. The Swedes are nordic people - descendants of the mighty Vikings. The Swedish Empire empire was one of the great powers of Europe in the 17th and 18th century.
The collection of folktales from Sweden consists of one book with 28 folktales.

The Swedish Fairy Book

Notes: Contains 28 Swedish folktales.

Author: Various
Editor: Clara Stroebe
Translator: Frederick H. Martens
Published: 1921
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company



2.Lasse, My Thrall!

3.Finn, the Giant, and the Minster of Lund

4.The Skalunda Giant

5.Yuletide Specters

6.Silverwhite and Lillwacker

7.Stompe Pilt

8.The Girl and the Snake

9.Faithful and Unfaithful

10.Starkad and Bale

11.The Werewolf

12.First Born, First Wed

13.The Lame Dog

14.The Mount of the Golden Queen

15.Old Hopgiant

16.The Princess and the Glass Mountain

17.Queen Crane

18.Tales of the Trolls

19.Charcoal Nils and the Troll-Woman

20.The Three Dogs

21.The Poor Devil

22.How Smaland and Schonen Came To Be

23.The Evil One and Kitta Grau

24.The Lady of Pintorp

25.The Specter in Fjelkinge

26.The Rooster, the Hand-Mill and the Swarm of Hornets

27.Torre Jeppe

28.The Man Who Died on Holy Innocents' Day

What's interesting in Sweden

Laponian Area
is a beautiful mountainous wildlife area in the Lapland province in Sweden. Each year the Sami people lead their herds of deer towards the mountains. The Laponian Area is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The Royal Domain of Drottningholm
is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. Most notable spots in the palace are the beautiful gardens, the theatre and the Chinese pavilion. Drottningholm Palace is protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Rock Carvings in Tanum is a collection of thousands of rock carvings in Tanumshede, Sweden. The carvings are made on over 600 flat rocks. Because of its high volume of rock art, the Rock Carvings in Tanum a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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