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Arnica, the Duck Princess

This offbeat folktale opens as Arnica, a kind and lovely princess, falls in love with the footloose Poor Johnny. Fortunately, Arnica’s dad is the modern sort of king, and agrees to their marriage on condition that they take some time to think about it first: Poor Johnny must wander, and Arnica must wait. Enter a…

Winter in Wartime

Dutch classic Jan Terlouw’s Winter in Wartime sees its first English translation in this Pushkin press edition. It is the Winter of 1944 and Nazi-occupied Holland is on its last legs. Hunger and hardship are rampant, as the Dutch people wait in desperate hope for Allied liberation. When fifteen-year-old Michiel finds an injured British pilot…



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