BABA YAGA by Eric A. Kimmel

BABA YAGA

A Russian Folktale
adapted by & illustrated by
Age Range: 4 - 8
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KIRKUS REVIEW

 Another briskly-told variant of the Cinderella-cum-Hansel and Gretel story also recounted in Vasilissa the Beautiful (p. 253/C-49). Kimmel's telling--grand for reading aloud--brings out the humor, as do Lloyd's lively, cheerful illustrations that-- despite some Russian hats and intriguing details like the witch's fence of bone--look as much like Appalachia as like Russia. The two renditions, both good, are quite different in flavor: complementary, not redundant. (Folklore/Picture book. 4-8)

Pub Date: April 15th, 1991
ISBN: 0-8234-0854-X
Publisher: Holiday House
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 15th, 1991




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