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Wondrous Ships – Sakharnov

In this post, we will see the book Wondrous Ships by Svyatoslav Sakharnov. About the book Ships ply the seven sea. They puff and chug, and the waves slap against their sides as they hurry on their different ways. One … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Folk Tales

In this post, we will see the book Ukrainian Folk Tales. About the book This book is a collection of various folk tales from Ukraine. The folk tales have many magical object and animals. The book is beautifully illustrated. The … Continue reading

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There Was Once A Hedgehog – Akimushkin

In this post, we will see the book There Was Once A Hedgehog by Igor Akimushkin. About the book This little book describes the habits and habitats of hedgehogs. How do they live? Where do they live? How do young … Continue reading

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Cardboard Clock Square – Yakhnin

In this post we will see the book Cardboard Clock Square by Leonid Yakhnin. This is an fabulously illustrated storybook for children.   The illustrations were done by Evgeny Monin and the book was translated from the Russian by Fainna … Continue reading

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Folktales of the Soviet Union – The Baltic Republics

In this post. we will see the book Folktales of the Soviet Union – The Baltic Republics compiled by Robert Babloyan and Mirlena Shumskaya. About the book The book is a collection of folk tales from the Baltic region. The … Continue reading

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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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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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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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