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A Garland of Legends and Folk Tales from Ukraine A Long Time Ago In Poland - Dawno Temu W Polsce - A Collection Of Polish Legends Anthony The Cat Wanders Around Gdynia
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A Garland of Legends and Folk Tales from Ukraine A beautifully and subtly illustrated book that is an attempt to disseminate a particular Polish cultural heritage, which is Polish folklore contained in native legends. Join Anthony the Cat in a trip through time and space and witnesss how a sea-side village turned into a port city with your own eyes!
Adapted and retold in English by O. Stratiy and
Illustrated by M. Dutka
Polish - English Edition
Text By Dorota Abramowicz
Illustrations By Joanna Czaplewska
Bocheck In Poland Fairy Tales of Eastern Europe Folklor Polski. Sztuka Ludowa, Tradycje, Obrzedy - Polish Folklore. Folk Art, Traditions, Rituals
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Bocheck In Poland This rich collection of folktales reflects the local and regional flavor of the Slavic people, although the same plots, motifs and structural elements occur in stories told around the world. This is the second album in a series of Polish language albums dedicated to the preservation of Polish customs, crafts and history.  The album follows the four seasons, Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall and details all Polish customs in detail.
by Josepha K. Contoski Retold by Joanne Asala Polish Language Text Only
Gdansk City Hall Lions - Lwy Z Gdanskiego Ratusza Kurpie: Legends And Folk Tales Legendary Cracow - Tales Known And Unknown
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The Crest And Shield of the city of Gdansk appears on top of the city hall.  But why is it that both lions face each other yet both are looking in the same direction?  A most interesting tale explains why the sculptor really did it intentionally. This legend book is a great introduction to the Kurpie culture in Poland. There are 50 stories in the book, each with a short glossary and commentary attached to it. The book is illustrated with both color and black and white illustrations, and maps In this collection the reader will find a number of the popular legends, with which every Pole is familiar in their early childhood. But, there are also included here some lesser known tales, covered with the dust of time,
Legends of Poland Series Polish - English Edition
Collected by Ewa Basiura
Legends of Poland: A Feast at Wierzynek's Legends of Poland: Legend of Brave Wanda Legends of Poland: Legend of Cracow Pigeons
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This is the story of how the Polish King Casimir the Great settled a dispute between the German Emperor and the King of Hungary and their subsequent celebration at Poland's most famous restaurant. Legends of Poland: Legend of Brave Wanda Legends of Poland: Legend of Cracow Pigeons
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Legends of Poland: Legend of Two Brothers and Two Towers Legends of Poland: Pan Twardowski Legends of Poland: St. Mary's Clock - Zegar Mariacki
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As the legend goes, the two towers of St. Mary's Church in Cracow were constructed by two brothers competing to be the best.  This tale answers the question why the towers not the same height. The classic tale of Pan Twardowski who makes a deal with the devil.  Did you know he is the man on the moon? The great clock in St. Mary's Church in Gdansk has a most intriguing history and is said to to have been cursed.  Read the legend and history of this most wondrous clock.
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Legends Of Poland: The Battle of Grunwald - Bitwa pod Grunwaldem Legends Of Poland: The Battle of Oliva - Bitwa pod Oliwa Legends Of Poland: The Battle of Raclawice - Bitwa pod Raclawicami
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The story of the historic Battle of Grunwald on July 15, 1410 which resulted in victory for the combined armies of Poland and Lithuania over the Knights of the Teutonic Order. It was the biggest and the last naval battle of the Polish royal navy, but it brought a victory over a Swedish squadron.  It took place on 28 November 1627 during the Polish-Swedish War outside Danzig (Gdansk) harbour near Oliva (Oliwa) The Battle of Raclawice was one of the first battles of the Polish Kosciuszko Uprising against Russia. It was fought on April 4, 1794 near the village of Raclawice in Lesser Poland
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Legends Of Poland: The Defense of Jasna Gora - Obrona Jasnej Gory Legends of Poland: The Dragon From The Dragon's Den Legends of Poland: The Legend of King Sigismund's Alchemy - ALchemia Krola Zygmunta
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The story of the historic defense of the monastary at Jasna Gora and the  subsequent victory of the Poles over the Swedes. We have looked far and wide for original Polish legends in English and Polish.   A poor Cracow shoemaker devises an ingenious way to defeat the the Cracow dragon.  Delightfully illustrated 24 page story board book for children in two languages - Polish an The Polish king's attempts to make gold prove disastrous yet enlightening.
Legends Of Poland Series Illustrated By Edward Lutczyn
Text By Wanda Chotomska
Legends of Poland Series
Legends of Poland: The Legend Of Nawojka - Legenda O Nawojce Legends of Poland: The Legend Of Queen Hedwig - Legenda O Krolowej Jadwidze Legends of Poland: The Legend of Saint Adalbert - Legendy O Swietych Wojciechu
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Nawojka lived in Krakow and was was threatened with the stake for studying!  The story has a good ending that will endear girls to follow their quest for knowledge. In fact, the first women's residence at the famous Jagiellonian University bears her name! Queen Jadwiga lived in Krakow and was married to King Wladyslaw Jagiello. Many miracles are associated with the good Queen's reign and here a few are retold.  Beautifully illustrated and written in three languages, Polish, English and German. Legends of Poland: The Legend of Saint Adalbert - Legendy O Swietych Wojciechu
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Legends of Poland: The Legend of Saint Kinga - Legenda O Swietej Kindze Legends of Poland: The Legend of Saint Stanislaus - Legenda O Swietym Stanislawie Legends Of Poland: The Legend Of The Wawel Heads - Legenda O Glowach Wawelskich
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Legends of Poland: The Legend of Saint Kinga This is based on the true story of the martyrdom of the Bishop of Krakow at the hand of King Boleslaus the Brave. The Legend Of The Wawel Heads
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Legends of Poland: The Secret of Lokietek's Grotto - Tajemnica Groty Lokietka Legends of Poland: The Yellow Peaked Shoe Legends Of Polish Jews
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The future king of Poland is saved by a poor serf and a spider's web. Young carver, Wawrzek is rewarded by King Casimir with a special pair of velvet shoes. The history and folk traditions of the Jewish and Polish nations are frequently interwoven, creating a common indivisible plot and testifying to the mutual interrelations of the two cultures.
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