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10 books about elves
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How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace
Category: Activity Books
This book was published 5 years ago by Sourcebooks Wonderland and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
You've been waiting all year long, and now it's finally Christmas Eve! Is this the year you'll finally catch an elf? Start a new Christmas tradition with this hilarious children's book from the creators of the New York Timesbest-seller How to Catch a Leprechaun! "It's Christmas Eve! Hip hip, hooray! Yes, Santa's coming 'round. He's bringing toysto girls and boys in every house in town." "Some kids have tried to catch him, but Santa's fast, you see! So they've set their eyes on a smaller prize, and now they're after me!"
The Littlest Elf (Littlest Series) by Brandi Dougherty
This book was published 9 years ago by Scholastic Inc. and takes approximately 0.8 hours to read.
Too small to work in Santa's workshops, Oliver searches for a special job he can do at the North Pole.
The Little Book of the Hidden People: Twenty stories of elves from Icelandic folklore by Alda Sigmundsdottir
This book was published 2 years ago by Little Books Publishing and takes approximately 3.9 hours to read.
Icelandic folklore is rife with tales of elves and hidden people that inhabited hills and rocks in the landscape. But what do those elf stories really tell us about the Iceland of old and the people who lived there? In this book, author Alda Sigmundsdóttir presents twenty translated elf stories from Icelandic folklore, along with fascinating notes on the context from which they sprung.The international media has had a particular infatuation with the Icelanders' elf belief, generally using it to propagate some kind of "kooky Icelanders" myth. Yet Iceland's elf folklore, at its core, reflects the plight of a nation living in abject poverty on the edge of the inhabitable world, and its people's heroic efforts to survive, physically, emotionally and spiritually. That is what the stories of the elves, or hidden people, are really about.In a country that was, at times, virtually uninhabitable, where poverty was endemic and death and grief a part of daily life, the Icelanders nurtured a belief in a world that existed parallel to their own. This was the world of the hidden people, which more often than not was a projection of the most fervent dreams and desires of the human population. The hidden people lived inside hillocks, cliffs or boulders, very close to the abodes of the humans. Their homes were furnished with fine, sumptuous objects. Their clothes were luxurious, their adornments beautiful. Their livestock was better and fatter, their sheep yielded more wool than regular sheep, their crops were more bounteous. They even had supernatural powers: they could make themselves visible or invisible at will, and they could see the future. To the Icelanders, stories of elves and hidden people are an integral part of the cultural and psychological fabric of their nation. They are a part of their identity, a reflection of the struggles, hopes, resilience and endurance of their people. All this and more is the subject of this book.
The Least of Elves: A Land of Fathara Novella by Robin Glassey
This book was published 7 years ago by and takes approximately 3.3 hours to read.
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Elfie the Elf by Cheryl DeVleeschouwer
This book was published 3 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 0.9 hours to read.
A heartwarming holiday story that your family will adore! Granny has a bedtime story that her grandkids will never forget. When a little girl befriends an Elf in the north pole, the two learn about friendship, standing up for each other, and achieving your dreams. With a cast of characters including reindeer, elves, and Santa himself, Granny's story seems larger than life. But is it?
Blood of Elves (The Witcher, 1) by Andrzej Sapkowski
This book was published 3 years ago by Orbit and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.
Soon to be a major Netflix original series! The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, becomes the guardian of Ciri, surviving heiress of a bloody revolution and prophesied savior of the world, in the first novel of the New York Times bestselling series that inspired the Netflix series and the blockbuster video games. For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again. The only good elf, it seems, is a dead elf. Geralt of Rivia, the cunning assassin known as the Witcher, has been waiting for the birth of a prophesied child. This child has the power to change the world -- for good, or for evil. As the threat of war hangs over the land and the child is hunted for her extraordinary powers, it will become Geralt's responsibility to protect them all. And the Witcher never accepts defeat. Witcher novelsBlood of ElvesThe Time of ContemptBaptism of FireThe Tower of SwallowsLady of the LakeSeason of Storms Witcher collectionsThe Last WishSword of Destiny The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler (e-only) Translated from original Polish by Danusia Stok.
Elf Tales for Kids: Five Magical Stories About Elves for Children by Susan Coolidge
This book was published 10 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 1.6 hours to read.
Five short stories about elves are selected from several books of fairy tales for children. These tales are designed to be fascinating reading for young children. The tales are: (1) The Elf Maiden, (2) Toinette and the Elves, (3) The Rain Elves, (4) The Elves, and (5) The Adventures of an Elf (Illustrated). The book also includes a short ballad about elves. Children have enjoyed reading these fairy tales for years and it is good to find them in one single volume.
Parker's Elf: A book about Managing Emotions by Martha Sylla Underwood
This book was published last year by Underwood Holdings and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
Parker's Elf is a story of a boy's exploration of his feelings. Bright and vibrant Parker is excited about Christmas but is shocked when his mom reminds him of his behavioral challenges. Determined to prove he has mastered his emotions and secretly guided by a magical elf, Parker journeys through a series of events to remind his parents of the lessons he's learned.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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