More Vaesen – Creatures in Nordic Folklore

More Vaesen – Creatures in Nordic Folklore

Ingela Korsell & Reine Rosenberg

Original Title
Mer väsenologi
Published
Natur & Kultur 2020
Genre
Non fiction
Pages
137
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More Vaesen – Creatures in Nordic Folklore

Ingela Korsell & Reine Rosenberg

According to old folklore, natural phenomenons and accidents could be explained by mystical beings, so called vaesen. In the sequel to Vaesen, we are introduced to thirteen new such vaesen from the Nordic folklore, such as faeries, the Kraken and the Devil himself. But we also learn why we shouldn’t fart, swear or drink alcohol at work (there are several reasons) and about magicians and magic rituals. A fact-filled and fun books for 9-99 year olds!

Ingela Korsell is the author of the bestselling PAX series, primary teacher and has a PhD in pedagogy. Her favorite vaesen is the myling.
Reine Rosenberg is an illustrator, cartoonist and a game graphic designer. His favorite vaesen is the werewolf.

 

“Horrifying. Vaesen takes a serious yet entertaining approach to the subject.”
Dagens Nyheter

“A great book to read aloud!”
Nyhetsmorgon TV4

“I urge you all to read Vaesen! It’s a fantastic book about Nordic mythological beings that is both entertaining and educational! 5 out of 5!”
Agnes book blog

“Korsell doesn’t hold back from the absurd or the disgusting that is part of the fascination with folklore.”
Blekinge läns tidning

 

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