Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave (Hardcover)

By Marianna Mayer, Kinuko Y. Craft (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, 9780688085001, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 19, 1994



Sweet, lovely Vasilisa lives with her jealous stepmother and stepsisters on the edge of a dark forest inhabited by the evil witch Baba Yaga. One night the stepmother sends Vasilisa to visit Baba Yaga, an errand from which the gentle girl has little chance of returning alive. "An engaging text and accomplished paintings set this version apart....A stylized and classy offering."--School Library Journal.