Looks like Santa tellign woodland creatures a story “Louhi Witch of North Farm” – Retold by Tony De Gerez – Pictures by Barbara Cooney
Pike in Finnish mythology / Kalevala
Kalevalan Tarinat by Aleksander Lindeberg. I think this illo is from Kalevalan is the epic poem of Finland
Tapio Tapio, the lord of the forest, son of Louhi, father of the seeda, immortal among his mortal kin. In the early days of the world he hunted down the fearsome Elk of Tuonela and still wears its.
Aino Illustration by Russian artist Mechev MM Now my mind is filled with sorrow, Wanders though the bog and stubble, Wanders weary through the brambles, Roams throughout the dismal forest, Till my.
from All Things Finnish
Father of the Kalevala, Elias Lönnrot was a professor of Finnish literature.
Mythology art by Minna Sundberg. The mythical firebird Kokkolintu from Kalevala.
Akseli Gallen-Kallela, illustration of Kalevala, the Finnish national epic.