Baba Yaga & the Wise Doll

Baba Yaga & the Wise Doll

A Traditional Russian Folktale

Book - 1998
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A memorable Russian fairy tale to entrance and enchantRuth Brown's stunning illustrations accompany an extraordinary fairy tale about a little girl who, with the advice of her wise doll, escapes a truly terrifying witch and her slimy, child-gobbling toads. When Too Nice's evil sisters, Horrid and Very Horrid, force her to kidnap the witch Baba Yaga's jeweled toad, Baba Yaga devises a series of impossible tests for the little girl. If Too Nice passes them, she gets the toad, but if she doesn't -- the toad gets her Too Nice's only companion through the ordeal is the wise doll in her pocket, a gift from her mother, whose help leads to the miraculous completion of the tasks. And as gifts beget gifts, Too Nice gets the toad and the two evil sisters get theirs
Uniform Title: Wise doll
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, 1998, c1997.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780525459477
Branch Call Number: 398.2
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.


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