The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship (book)


The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship (book)

Infobox Book
name = The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship


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author = Arthur Ransome
illustrator = Uri Shulevitz
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country = United States
genre = Children's picture book
publisher = Farrar
release_date = 1968
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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 Medal for illustration in 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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