The Tale of the Firebird
Philomel Books, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
In all the world there is said to be nothing more beautiful than the Firebird. When Ivan-Tsarevitch, youngest son of the Tsar, goes on a quest for the amazing bird, he finds himself flying over mountains and woods on a talking wolf, confronting a wicked Baba Yaga, and rescuing an enchanted princess from Koshchei the Immortal. But when he returns from his magical journey, he brings home the most precious treasure of all.
Gennady Spirin brings this original version of the Firebird tale from his native Russia and has illustrated it in his trademark rich, luminous style. This retelling of a classic is sure to become the new standard.
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Review: The Tale of the FirebirdUser Review - Ashly Schuette - Goodreads
The Tale of the Firebird is a well-known Russian folktale. The glow of the firebird's feathers leaves Ivan- Tsarevitch's father longing for it, and so he sets off on a journey to bring it home. He ... Read full review
Review: The Tale of the FirebirdUser Review - Sara - Goodreads
This beautiful story is some of Gennady Spirin's finest work. Taking 3 classic Russian fairy tales and blending them together, he weaves an interesting story with gorgeous artwork. Read full review