The Sea King's Daughter: A Russian Legend

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Long ago in the river port city of Novgorod the Great, there lived a musician named Sadko. Called daily to the feasts of the city's rich merchants, Sadko would play his twelve-string gusli to the gay dancing of many a fair maiden. But the Maidens were rich and Sadko was poor, and not one it them would think of being his.

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This was a lovely fairy tale – a beautifully illustrated version of a Russian legend with which I was not previously familiar. The story is of a classic type – young man enters an unfamiliar world ... Read full review

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Aaron Shepard is the award-winning author of numerous children's books, as well as books on reader's theater, children's writing, and publishing. He lives with his wife and fellow author, Anne L. Watson, in Friday Harbor, Washington.

GENNADY SPIRIN " has illustrated numerous books, which have been published in both his native Europe and the United States. He lives in New Jersey.

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