Molly Whuppie
Walter de la Mare Errol Le Cain
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May 26, 2020 - 01:54 AM By Walter de la Mare Errol Le Cain

A poor woodcutter s youngest daughter outwits a giant and wins royal husbands for herself and her sisters.
  • Title: Molly Whuppie
  • Author: Walter de la Mare Errol Le Cain
  • ISBN: 9780374350000
  • Page: 467
  • Format: Hardcover

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Kate May 26, 2020 - 01:54 AM
This is my favorite children's tale, bar none. Walter De La Mare's version is the best I have heard and read, and the illustrations here are brilliant, similar to those of Trina Schart Hyman. This tale, an old Scottish story, deserves more notice for its brave and clever heroine, Mollie Whuppie.
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Michael Fitzgerald May 26, 2020 - 01:54 AM
Wonderful illustrations from Le Cain, as usual. The story is not word-for-word de la Mare, although it does use his less bloody version as its basis. For example, in English Fairy Tales, Joseph Jacobs has "He took his own lassies out of the bed on to the floor, and battered them until they were dead," while de la Mare's giant "carried them downstairs, and bolted them up in his great cellar."
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Miriam May 26, 2020 - 01:54 AM
A poor but clever girl saves herself and her sisters from danger and achieves social advancement.
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Amanda May 26, 2020 - 01:54 AM
Absolutely beautiful telling. I picked this copy up specifically because I recently discovered Errol Le Cain (how was I ignorant of his illustrative brilliance until now!?!?), but the narration stands up to the artwork nicely. And they manage to give the tale its sinister undertow without being overly gory. So, well played. ;)
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Mary Catelli May 26, 2020 - 01:54 AM
A faithful retelling. Illustrations are good if not spectacular.
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Molly Whuppie By Walter de la Mare Errol Le Cain A poor woodcutter s youngest daughter outwits a giant and wins royal husbands for herself and her sisters.

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