Books by Alison Claire Darke

THE ICE JOURNEY by Margaret Greaves
Released: Jan. 15, 1994

"The title seems to have nothing to do with the story as told here; no source given. (Folklore/Picture book. 7-10)"
In a retelling of an Icelandic tale resembling ``Hansel and Gretel,'' a king's children (Sigurd and Ingibjorg) are secretly armed with gifts from their dead mother—a belt that keeps the wearer from hunger, a dagger that cuts through stone—when their wicked stepmother Godrun sets them adrift in a trunk. Read full book review >