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  - Alyssa-Schoenborn - LibraryThing

This is a great folktale. It is not the typical folktales taught or told in school. It has good rhyme and rhythm. It is appropriate for older elementary students. It could be used when talking about folktales or fantasy/magic. Read full review

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User Review  - a.stone5 - LibraryThing

This book is one that teaches us that bad things often happen to good people, but they don't always last very long. We follow a child who has been sent into the witches grasp by a hateful housemaid ... 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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