Babushka Baba Yaga

Babushka Baba Yaga

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Baba Yaga is a witch famous throughout Russia for eating children, but this Babushka Baba Yaga is a lonely old woman who just wants a grandchild— to love. "Kids will respond to the joyful story of the outsider who gets to join in, and Polacco's richly patterned paintings of Russian peasant life on the edge of the woods are full of light and color." — en's Bookshow more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 200.7 x 251.5 x 2.5mm | 113.4g
  • Putnam Publishing Group,U.S.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 069811633X
  • 9780698116337
  • 284,374

About Patricia Polacco

Patricia Polacco(www.patriciapolacco.com) is the belovedNew York Timesbestselling author and illustrator of over fifty picture books. She visits as many as two hundred classrooms in a single year, not only speaking but listening to the hundreds of children that she meets. Grateful for what teachers have done for her, she is also a popular keynote speaker celebrating teachers everywhere. She lives in Union City, Michigan, where she enjoys speaking to the myriad children who come to visit her and the famous meteor, the object of one of Patricia's best-known stories."show more

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"Sumptuous colors, a rich melange of patterns and textures--and even a sprinkling of forest fairies." --Publishers Weekly "A warm, lively tale, neatly mixing new and old and illustrated with Polacco's usual energetic action, bright folk patterns, and affectionate characterizations." --Kirkus Reviews "Kids will respond to the joyful story of the outsider who gets to join in, and Polacco's richly patterned paintings of Russian peasant life on the edge of the woods are full of light and color." --Booklist "The underlying message of tolerance is well presented, and the author does an admirable job of melding the two contrasting grandmother images from Russian culture." --School Library Journalshow more

Rating details

610 ratings
4.22 out of 5 stars
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4 33% (200)
3 18% (107)
2 2% (12)
1 1% (5)
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