black geese

A Baba Yaga story from Russia by Alison Lurie

Publisher: DK Pub. in New York

Written in English
Cover of: black geese | Alison Lurie
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  • Baba Yaga (Legendary character) -- Legends,
  • Baba Yaga (Legendary character) -- Legends,
  • Fairy tales,
  • Folklore -- Russia

About the Edition

When her little brother is taken away by the black geese belonging to the terrible witch, Baba Yaga, Elena searches for him in the great dark forest.

Edition Notes

Statementretold by Alison Lurie ; illustrated by Jessica Souhami.
ContributionsSouhami, Jessica, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.L974 Bl 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL344708M
ISBN 100789425580
LC Control Number98003681

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