A BOOK OF GIANTS by Ruth Manning-Sanders
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A BOOK OF GIANTS

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These giants gathered from several countries, as the Foreword explains, ""...are all very stupid, and the way to overcome them is to use your wits"". Children will enjoy seeing Jack's giant, Cormoran, Cuchillin, Sneezy Snatcher, Thunuerdell and others outwitted by clever little people in the thirteen stories. Miss Manning-Sanders narrates these old legends in a direct language; she has included some seldom heard tales which combine with the familiar ones to form a choice collection of bumbling giants and nimble-witted giant-hunters. In his fine-lined drawings, Robin Jacques has built up a good contrast between the large and the small and has captured the essence of giantdom with a light touch.

Pub Date: Aug. 1st, 1963
Publisher: Dutton