Category Archives: children’s stories

Jug With Gold Coins: A Moldovian Folk Tale – Grigore Botezatu

In this post, we will see another children’s illustrated storybook: Jug With Gold Coins Moldovian Fairy Tale by Grigore Botezatu. The book is about three brothers who are told by their dying father about a treasure buried in their farm. The … Continue reading

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The Stolen Sun – Kornei Chukovsky

In this post, we will see the illustrated children’s book The Stolen Sun by Kornei Chukovsky. In the book, a crocodile steals the Sun, which is then brought back by a bear. The book is beautifully illustrated: The book was translated … Continue reading

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Sister Fox And The Rolling Pin

In this post, we will see the children’s illustrated book titled Sister Fox And The Rolling Pin based on a Russian folk tale translated by Michelle MacGrath. As usual, the book is lavishly and beautifully illustrated. Here are some snippets: The book … Continue reading

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The Little Humpbacked Horse – Yershov

In this post, we will see the children’s book The Little Humpbacked Horse by P. Yershov. This is an illustrated children’s book set in verse with some amazing drawings. The book was translated from the Russian by Louis Zellikoff and was published … Continue reading

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Who’s The Strongest? – Suslov

In this post, we will see the children’s book Who’s The Strongest by Valery Suslov. This is a short (20 pages) illustrated children’s book, which tells us how using design and technology humans are the strongest animals on the planet. The … Continue reading

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Clocks and Watches – Dlugolensky

In this post, we will see the book Clocks and Watches by Yakov Dlugolensky. The book as the title suggests is about clocks and watches and time. We explore the variety of clocks and stories behind them. The book is amazingly … Continue reading

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The Town In The Snuffbox and Old Father Frost – Odoyevsky

In this post, we will see a book having two children’s stories The Town In The Snuffbox and Old Father Frost by Vladimir Odoyevsky. A contemporary of Pushkin and Gogol, the well-known Russian Prince Vladimir Odoyeusky (1804-1869) is the author … Continue reading

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