Firebird

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Macmillan, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Bring me the Firebird, or I swear by my sword, your head will no longer sit upon your shoulders!

A retelling of a popular Russian folktale

Demi's retelling captures the charm and drama of this favorite Russian folktale, while her lavish, gilded illustrations vividly evoke the grand setting and daring adventures.

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THE FIREBIRD: A Russian Folktale

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Ivan the Terrible has a handsome young archer named Dimitri. Against his magic horse's advice, Dimitri brings the Czar a feather from the Firebird, but the ungrateful Ivan demands that Dimitri fetch ... Read full review

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User Review  - lizatoad - LibraryThing

This book is spectacularly beautiful. Demi's illustrations are magical. They pull in traditional Russian folk arts and blend them with Asia traditions and attention to detail. The paint used in the printing of this edition literally makes the pages glow. It would make a spectacular gift. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Demi is the author and illustrator of more than one hundred books for children, including The Empty Pot. She lives in Carnation, Washington.

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