- Books

The Devil's Bridge #2020

The Devil s Bridge The Devil promises a French town that he will build them a bridge for the price of a human soul

  • Title: The Devil's Bridge
  • Author: Charles Scribner Evaline Ness
  • ISBN: 9780684150345
  • Page: 112
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Devil's Bridge By Charles Scribner Evaline Ness, The Devil promises a French town that he will build them a bridge for the price of a human soul.

    • [AZW] ↠ The Devil's Bridge | By ☆ Charles Scribner Evaline Ness
      112 Charles Scribner Evaline Ness
    • thumbnail Title: [AZW] ↠ The Devil's Bridge | By ☆ Charles Scribner Evaline Ness
      Posted by:Charles Scribner Evaline Ness
      Published :2019-012-24T12:46:38+00:00

    1 thought on “The Devil's Bridge

    1. I enjoy stories about tricking the Devil, and illustrations by Ness, so this book was an automatic choice for me And so, too, maybe I m biased but I thought it humorous, effective, and worth saving That is to say, if your library has a copy of this older picturebook, please check it out so it doesn t get culled for lack of circulation Ages 4 up would love it, possibly younger if they ve learned the concepts of devil and souls.

    2. Interesting French folktale about the Devil agreeing to build a bridge for the townspeople in exchange for a soul According to an historical note at the end of the book, this tale is still popular all over France What I d like to find out about is the idea that a child can spot the Devil in disguise when the adults were all fooled Is this because children are supposed to be closer to God I think some children would find comfort in the idea that the Devil can be outwitted, and that his evil can [...]

    3. The devil tried to make a deal with a town who was desperate The town agreed The bridge was built by the devil and cursed so that the next person to cross would lose their soul The elderly man tricked the devil into crossing the ridge so the town owed him nothing.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *