The Tale of Baboushka A Traditional Christmas Story by Elena Pasquali


The Tale of Baboushka A Traditional Christmas Story by Elena Pasquali

Baboushka is busy with her house...she has so much to do. The late night arrival of three travellers at her cottage door interrupts her domestic routine of cleaning and polishing. Although she gives them excellent hospitality, she is relieved that they plan to travel on the following day. The men explain that they are in search of a new born king. Baboushka wonders whether to join them, but does not want to leave the house in a mess. Only later, when she sees the star and hears angels singing does she realise she made the wrong choice. She hurries to take her own gift to the king but cannot find him. Tradition has it that she searches still and wherever she hears the sound of children in a house, she leaves a secret gift. This traditional Christmas tale from Russia warmly touches on the true meaning of Christmas.

About the Author

Elena Pasquali studied romance languages at university and has a special interest in researching folk tales. She worked for some years in children’s publishing before
going on to be an author in her own right. She enjoys exploring new cultures and travelling and enjoys learning the languages that will help her on her way.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5 To 7


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Publication date

17th September 2010



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