"The story is little more than a beam on which to hang the artwork: delicately executed, intricate paintings of scenery and costume, animals and magical events, in which Spirin shows Russian culture in all its splendor. (Picture book/folklore. 5-8)"
A tale by Pushkin, based—according to the copyright page—on a translation by Pauline Hejl and adapted for the picture-book form.
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