A Small Tall Tale from the Far Far North

Fact and fantasy combine in this intricately illustrated story about Jan Welzl, a Czech folk hero who traveled to the Arctic from Eastern Europe. Welzl lived for a time with Eskimos and worried about their peaceful lifestyle when gold was found. Sophisticated, highly detailed illustrations combine with a straightforward text to present a memorable tall tale.
Age Level: 6-9
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux (Juv)