A kind young man is rewarded with a bride who is kin to the wild in this beautiful, original fairy tale.
The green people in the woods are feared by all — all except swineherd Jack, who dares to venture into the forest to answer a cry for help. Jack’s heroism unveils the true nature of the green people and earns him an idyllic life with a woman he loves. But can they survive the ignorance around them? Magical storytelling and luminous woodland scenes easily transport readers to another time and place.
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Published January 1, 1972
by Ty Crowell Co.
Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction.