Baba Yaga: A Russian Folk Tale

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Mondo Pub., 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
3 Reviews
This poetic retelling of young Katrina's journey, capture, and escape from the evil Baba Yaga--a traditional character in Russian folklore--draws from the author's father's version of the story to thrill all readers with a tale of triumph over evil. Full color.

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User Review  - jcpenny0 - LibraryThing

This book is the retelling of a Russian folktale. It shows that good can out do the bad. I enjoyed it because of the repetition and vocabulary. I would use this in a classroom for grades 5-6. Read full review

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User Review  - hartung_r - LibraryThing

Baby Yaga is a witch. In the depth of the forest she dwells. Katrina was sent to help her aunt. She had to travel into the forest. She came across a dog, a gate, and a cat of which she helped them all ... Read full review

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Margaret Phinney believes that it is the responsibility of educational institutions to develop confident, literate, socially responsible thinkers and doers. She is one herself: a practical activist who allows herself to be informed by sound theory.

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