The Magic Babushka

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Charlesbridge Publishing, Feb 1, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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dia longs to create beautifully decorated Easter eggs, called pysanky, but the intricate patterns are too difficult for her weak eyes. When she rescues a magical old woman, she is rewarded with a handkerchief that makes her imagined designs real. Now Nadia can create pysanky, but how can she prove to an angry tsarina that the designs are her own?

 

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This book about a young Russian girl with poor eyesight who wishes that she could make beautifully decorated Easter eggs, called pysanky, is a sort of Rumplestiltskin parallel set in the old country ... Read full review

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I like this book very much, this is an interesting story. I wish that I CAN GET MY OWN COPY. But unfortunately I don't know how much it it cost, and I don't know where to find it.

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Nadia longs to create beautifully decorated Easter eggs, called pysanky, but the intricate patterns are too difficult for her weak eyes. When she rescues a magical old woman, she is rewarded with a handkerchief that makes her imagined designs real. Now Nadia can create pysanky, but how can she prove to an angry tsarina that the designs are her own?

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