Russian Fairy Tales

By Gillian Avery (Retold by); Ivan Iakovlevich Bilibin (Illustrator)
Everyman's Library, Hardcover, 9780679436416, 183pp.

Publication Date: November 1995

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Notable for their magnificent, jewel-like color illustrations by Bilibin, these traditional tales include "The Frog Princess," "Vassilissa the Beautiful," and "The White Duck." Though Russian Fairy Tales in the Pantheon Folklore Library is a book for adults, it has sold over 30,000 copies.




About the Author
Gillian Avery is a historian of children s literature based in Oxford. She is the author of Childhood s Pattern (1975) and Behold the Child: American Children and Their Books, 1621 1922 (1994), as well as co-editor of Children and their Books (1989) and Representations of Childhood Death (2000). She was chairman of the Children s Books History Society from 1987 to 1990.
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