Category Archives: children’s stories

A Bookful of Beasts – Mayakovsky

In this post, we will see the book A Bookful of Beasts by Vladimir Mayakovsky. About the book The book is a picture book that describes various animals like elephants, llamas, giraffes, penguins, monkeys, camels, crocodiles, zebras, pelicans, bison, ostriches, … Continue reading

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What The Bat Told Us – Zubkov

In this post, we will see the book What the Bat Told Us by Boris Zubkov. About the book The book describes physiology and adaptations in animals which have inspired human inventions. There is a term for these innovations called as Biomimetics. … Continue reading

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Whose is the Sun? – Averenkov

In this post, we will see the book Whose is the Sun? by Yuri Averenkov. About the book The book narrates the story of a pup and a chick who start to play and end up as friends. As in … Continue reading

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Alice – Drunina

In this post, we will see the book Alice by Yulina Drunina. About the book The book is a story about how a steppe-fox, a corsak, finds its way to the author’s home from a pet market along with a … Continue reading

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The Green Island – Datskevich

In this post, we will see the book The Green Island by Victor Datskevich. About the book In the book, a father and son (Vadik) explore botanical gardens of Moscow. The book is a nice introduction to nature watch for children which … Continue reading

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How Baby Elephant Learnt to Dance – Yarmish

In this post, we will see the book How Baby Elephant Learnt to Dance by Yuri Yarmish. About the book This is a children’s book that tells the tale of a baby elephant who wants to dance after listening to … Continue reading

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Vasilisa the Beautiful – Russian Fairy Tales

In this post, we will see the book Beautiful Vasilisa: Russian Fairy Tales. Vasilisa the Beautiful is a well known Russian folktale. About the book The book is a collection of sixteen fairy tales from Russia. They include stories of … Continue reading

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MISHA Stack

Here are some issues of Misha on the Internet Archive All Credits to original uploaders  

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Rags, Borya And The Rocket – Baranova and Veltistov

In this post, we will see the book Rags, Borya And The Rocket: a tale of home-less dogs and how they became famous by M. Baranova, Y. Veltistov. About the book: This is a semi-fictional book. If you like space travel and … Continue reading

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Masha And The Bear – Irina Zheleznova

In this post, we will see the book Masha and the Bear translated by Irina Zheleznova. The amazing drawings in the book are by Evgeny Rachev. The book was first published by Raduga Publishers in 1965, this scan is from the third … Continue reading

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