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Old Peter's Russian tales

Author: Arthur Ransome; Faith Jaques
Publisher: London : Jane Nissen, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : New ed.View all editions and formats
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Arthur Ransome's masterly retelling of the beautiful fairy tales of old Russia was his first book for children. Generation after generation has thrilled to the story of Baba Yaga, the witch with iron teeth; the tale of the Little Daughter of the Snow, who melted for lack of love, and many others. Ransome visited Russia before the Revolution and heard these stories first-hand from the people he met there.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Ransome; Faith Jaques
ISBN: 9781903252161 1903252164
OCLC Number: 52565565
Notes: Previous edition: London : Jonathan Cape, 1984.
Description: viii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Arthur Ransome ; illustrated by Faith Jaques.

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Arthur Ransome's masterly retelling of the beautiful fairy tales of old Russia was his first book for children. Generation after generation has thrilled to the story of Baba Yaga, the witch with iron teeth; the tale of the Little Daughter of the Snow, who melted for lack of love, and many others. Ransome visited Russia before the Revolution and heard these stories first-hand from the people he met there.

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