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Baba Yaga (Legendary character)

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Works: 126 works in 226 publications in 4 languages and 19,544 library holdings
Genres: Legends  Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Folklore  Drama  Fantasy fiction 
Classifications: PZ8.1.C668, E
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Most widely held works about Baba Yaga (Legendary character)
    Bony-legs by Joanna Cole( Book )
    13 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 1,834 libraries worldwide
    When a terrible witch vows to eat her for supper, a little girl escapes with the help of a mirror and comb given to her by the witch's cat and dog
    Babushka Baba Yaga by Patricia Polacco( Book )
    9 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 1,786 libraries worldwide
    The villagers are afraid of her, so the legendary Baba Yaga disguises herself as an old woman in order to know the joys of being a grandmother
    Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave by Marianna Mayer( Book )
    2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
    A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasilisa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga, who in turn sets in motion the events which lead to the once ill-treated girl's marrying the tzar
    Alice Nizzy Nazzy, the Witch of Santa Fe by Tony Johnston( Book )
    5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 935 libraries worldwide
    When Manuela's sheep are stolen, she has to go to Alice Nizzy Nazzy's talking road-runner-footed adobe house and try to get the witch to give the flock back, in a Southwestern version of the Baba Yaga story
    Egg & spoon : a novel by Gregory Maguire( Book )
    3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
    In 1905 czarist Russia, an impoverished country girl Elena and the aristocratic Ekatrina meet and set in motion an escapade that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and the witch Baba Yaga
    Baba Yaga by Blair Lent( Book )
    3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
    A little girl and a hedgehog match wits with Baba Yaga, the Russian witch. Grades 1-3
    The flying witch by Jane Yolen( Book )
    2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 843 libraries worldwide
    Relates how a turnip farmer's daughter outwits the fearsome witch Baba Yaga
    Anna and the seven swans by Maida Silverman( Book )
    2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
    When her little brother is taken away by the seven swans belonging to the terrible witch, Baba Yaga, Anna searches for him in the great dark forest
    Baba Yaga & the wise doll : a traditional Russian folktale by Hiawyn Oram( Book )
    4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 799 libraries worldwide
    Ruth 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. After her jeweled toad is stolen, Baba Yaga devises a series of impossible tests for the little girl. If she passes them, she gets the toad, but if she doesn't the toad gets her
    Baba Yaga : a Russian folktale by Eric A Kimmel( Book )
    1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
    When a terrible witch vows to eat her for supper, a little girl escapes with the help of a towel and comb given to her by the witch's cat. A girl survives an ordeal and proves that kindness is rewarded
    The black geese : A Baba Yaga story from Russia by Alison Lurie( Book )
    4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
    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
    Baba Yaga : the wild witch of the East in Russian fairy tales ( file )
    3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
    Collection of twenty-nine fairy tales featuring Baba Yaga that draws from the famous collection of Aleksandr Afanas'ev, but also includes some tales from the lesser-known nineteenth-century collection of Ivan Khudiakov, along with images that show how artists have imagined her for over more than two centuries
    A question of magic by E. D Baker( Book )
    2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
    Serafina is summoned from her village to the magical cottage of a great aunt she has never heard of and learns that she is meant to become the new Baba Yaga, whose magical role is answering the first question any stranger might ask her with the truth
    Baba Yaga : a Russian folktale by Katya Arnold( Book )
    3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
    The witch Baba Yaga uses a trick to capture a young man, but he cleverly avoids being eaten
    Matreshka by Rebecca Hickox( Book )
    2 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
    Kata's little wooden doll saves her life when she is captured by Baba Yaga
    A perfect pork stew by Paul Brett Johnson( Book )
    1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
    When Ivan the Fool meets Baba Yaga, the witch of Russian folklore fame, on a day that has begun badly for her, he outwits her by making dirt soup, getting a fine, fat pig in the bargain
    Baba Yaga laid an egg by Dubravka Ugrešić( Book )
    10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 450 libraries worldwide
    "Baba Yaga Laid an Egg takes a traditional myth and spins it afresh. The result is an extraordinary meditation on femininity, aging, identity, secrets and love."--Taken from jacket front flap
    Bartok the magnificent by Jay Lacopo( visu )
    3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
    When Prince Ivan is kidnapped, it's up to Bartok to discover the real hero inside himself and rescue the young Romanoff, even if it means confronting the evil witch Baba Yaga
    Marushka's egg by Elsa Rael( Book )
    1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
    Nine-year-old Marushka is sucked into a magic egg, where she is forced to be housekeeper to the witch Baba Yaga
    The Tzar's bird by Ann Tompert( Book )
    1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
    A tzar's fear of going to the edge of the world grows when Baba Yaga threatens him, but in time he learns that fear of the unknown is a senseless fear
 
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English (69)
Chinese (2)
Croatian (2)
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