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Russian Fairy Tales

Written by Alexander Afanasyev

Illustrated by Ivan IAkovlevich Bilibin

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Russian Fairy Tales Synopsis

A richly illustrated collection of Russian folk tales: Vasilisa the Beautiful; Maria Morevna; The Feather of Finist the Falcon; The Frog-Tsarevna; Tsarevich Ivan, the Firebird and the Grey Wolf. The illustrations included in this edition were created in the early 20th century by Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin — a famous Russian illustrator and stage designer, who was inspired by Slavic folklore throughout his career.

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ISBN: 9781908478689
Publication date: 16/01/2012
Publisher: The Planet
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781908478689
Publication date: 16th January 2012
Author: Alexander Afanasyev
Illustrator: Ivan IAkovlevich Bilibin
Publisher: The Planet
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 90 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Short Stories, Traditional Tales

About Alexander Afanasyev

Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev was a Russian Slavist and ethnographer who published nearly 600 Russian fairy and folk tales, one of the largest collections of folklore in the world.  

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