|Illustrator :||Morgunova, Anna|
|Size :||27 x 25 cm|
|Additional specs :||Colour throughout, laminated hardcover.|
• A modern retelling – by acclaimed translator Anthea Bell – of a must-have folk tale for fans of classic fairy tales.
• Anna Morgunova’s art is a sumptuous feast, full of rich details that can't be absorbed in one sitting.
• A tale that’s full of magic and frights, this is the kind of book that's perfect to huddle up with on dark nights.
When Vasilisa’s mother dies, she leaves behind a magical doll to look after Vasilisa in times of distress. And distress is close at hand when Vasilisa’s father remarries, her her new stopmother and stepsisters send her on an errand to the terrifying witch Baba Yaga, who has an appetite for anything that enters the deep, dark forest. But with her fearlessness and her magical doll, Vasilisa not only passes Baba Yaga’s arduous tests, but she also obtains the magic she needs to free herself from a life of servitude. Both enchanting and spooky, this retelling of a classic Russian folk tale is brought to spectacular life by Anna
Morgunova’s breathtaking art, so full of details you’ll want to revisit it again and again. A treat for fairy tale fans of all ages.