- The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship (book)
name = The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship
country = United States
genre = Children's picture book
publisher = Farrar
release_date = 1968
isbn = ISBN 0374424381"This is an article for the 1968 children's picture book. For the Russian folk tale, please see
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship."
"The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship" is a retelling of a Russian fairy tale illustrated by
Uri Shulevitz. It is based on Arthur Ransome's version of the story in "Old Peter's Russian Tales". The book was released in 1968 by Farrar and won a Caldecott Medalfor illustrationin 1969. American Library Association: [http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/caldecottmedal/caldecottwinners/caldecottmedal.htm Caldecott Medal Winners, 1938 - Present] . URL accessed 10 May 2007.]
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