Elfwyn's Saga

Elfwyn's Saga[PDF] ✍ Elfwyn's Saga Author David Wisniewski – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk An original saga, inspired by Viking lore, that explains the origins of the northern lightsWisniewski s prose resonates with the majesty of legend, and his handsome, dramatic cut paper illustrations a An original saga, inspired by Viking lore, that explains the origins of the northern lightsWisniewski s prose resonates with the majesty of legend, and his handsome, dramatic cut paper illustrations add dimension to a splendid tale Publishers Weekly. The hand cut paper illustrations in this book are amazing This is a great book to check out if only for the illustrations However, the books also tells a good moral tale about the consequence of distraction from duty that weaves in Viking folklore and legend, like the cause behind the Northern Lights This was an enjoyable picture book read for our Middle Ages history lesson about the Vikings.In the Author s Note Wisniewski states that he used an X Acto knife andthan 1,000 very sharp bla The hand cut paper illustrations in this book are amazing This is a great book to check out if only for the illustrations However, the books also tells a good moral tale about the consequence of distraction from duty that weaves in Viking folklore and legend, like the cause behind the Northern Lights This was an enjoyable picture book read for our Middle Ages history lesson about the Vikings.In the Author s Note Wisniewski states that he used an X Acto knife andthan 1,000 very sharp blades to cut the paper illustrations And because he was attentive to his duty ahemmoral of the story , he didn t cut himself once A unique and powerful fairy tale The illustrations all cut paper are truly remarkable, but I struggled with the feeling that there was something indescribably dated about them maybe the hairstyles on the characters Still, worth a read, especially if you enjoy Norse and Norse inspired stories. Amazing pictures, the paper cuttings style capturing quite a lot of the characters emotions and the power of nature, but the text doesn t quite match the level of the illustrations A lot of good themes covered, but the words were oddly stiff especially odd in contrast to how evocative the heavy paper images are. An original story in the style of the traditional Icelandic sagas The cut paper illustrations are what really make this book. The illustrations are lovely and the language flows nicely a good book for reading out loud However, I was quite disappointed that Elfwyn s blindness is cured at the end of the book, especially as this is an original story and not a folktale I think it would have beenpowerful to leave her disability intact. I purchased a used copy of this book because CDT is portraying this story for their spring Concert in March I m excited to see what they do with it I liked the book but it isn t one of my favorites yet. I loved the illustrations, but am debating about whether or not I want this for my classroom It d be good for 3 4th grade A must have for paper craft enthusiasts and lovers of Viking and Good Neighbors stories alike My favorite of Wisniewski s cut paper illustrated books. Amazing and beautiful.

Elfwyn's Saga eBook ¿ Hardcover
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Elfwyn's Saga
  • David Wisniewski
  • English
  • 10 May 2017
  • 0688095895