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In The Van – Samuil Marshak

In this post, we will see the book In the Van by Sanuil Marshak. About the book This little book tells you about a train journey of a wee little dog named Snooks! The book was translated from Russian by … Continue reading

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Riddles In Rhymes

In this post, we will see the book Riddles In Rhymes by Yuli Polyakov. About the book Dear boys and girls! On each page of this book you will find merry riddles in rhymes and coloured pictures to these riddles. … Continue reading

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The Tale Of Tsarevich Ivan And Grey Wolf

We will see the book The Tale Of Tsarevich Ivan And Grey Wolf.   HEAR ME MY FRIENDS,AND PRAY LISTEN WELL!YOU WILL LIKE THE TALE I’M GOING TO TELL.IT TELLS OF BRAVE DEEDS AND OF BRAVE MEN TOOAND IS A … 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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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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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 Bear Sits On The Log: A Byelorussian Folk Song

In this post, we will see the book titled The Bear Sits On The Log: A Byelorussian Folk Song translated from the Byelorussian by Walter May. The book has some fantastic illustrations set in the song. The fantastic illustrations are … Continue reading

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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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