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Creating Ripples ... Making Waves

A Storytelling Concert About Transformation:
Choices, Compromises, Consequences, and Change


STORY ABSTRACT
 


NAME OF THE STORYTELLER:

APRIL JOHNSON


TITLE OF THE STORY:

THE GREAT WHITE CAT


STORY SOURCE MATERIAL:

Story adapted from The Great White Cat from Tales from the Enchanted World
by Amabel Williams-Ellis (1986) first published in Princess and Trolls (1950);
The Cat on the Dovrefell Peter Christen Asbjornsen and Jorgen Moe
found on SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages:
http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/asbjornsenmoe/catdovrefell.html


TALETYPE:

Fairytale


STORY RATING:

General Audience


ABSTRACT/SUMMARY OF THE STORY:

Every Christmas Halvor’s house is overrun by trolls and his family must flee. Then he meets a hunter who is on a journey to the court of the King of Denmark. The hunter is bringing the king a gift of a giant white bear and needs shelter from the fierce Norwegian winter. Halvor’s kindness in taking in this stranger will change his life forever.


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