Category Archives: raduga publishers

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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Geology in Pictures – Chlenov

In this post, we will see the book Geology in Pictures by Anatoli Chlenov. About the book This book tells children about geology which literally means the study of the Earth, about people who search for minerals, and many other … Continue reading

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A picture book of astronomy – Levin, Radlova

In this post, we will see A picture book of astronomy by Boris Levin and Lidia Radlova. About the book The book has several topics in basic astronomy in the form of questions and answers (total 16). Each question is … 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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How people discovered the Shape of the Earth – Tomilin

In this post, we will see the book How people discovered the Shape of the Earth by A.  Tomilin. About the book What is the shape of the Earth? An odd question, isn’t it? The world’s a globe. It’s round. … Continue reading

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Miracles on Wheels – Markusha

In this post, we will see the book Miracles on Wheels: A Book for Inquiring Minds by Anatoly Markusha. About the book: This book has been written not only for budding engineers and mechanics: it is addressed to anyone who is thinking … 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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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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