Frightfully Fascinating: Baba Yaga & Vasilisa the Brave

Friday, October 31, 2008.

Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the BraveAuthor: Marianna Mayer (on JOMB)
Illustrator: K. Y. Craft (on JOMB)
Published: 1994 Harper Collins (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0688085008

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Dark, detailed and delightfully distasteful, this splendid version of the gruesome Russian Cinderella folktale has thrilled and enthralled our girls for years.

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Doomed to Dispassion: The Twelve Dancing Princesses

Wednesday, August 16, 2006.

Twelve Dancing PrincessesAuthor: Marianna Mayer (on JOMB)
Illustrator: K. Y. Craft (on JOMB)
Published: 2001 Harper Collins (on JOMB)
ISBN: 068814392X

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Gorgeous illustrations, luscious language and intrigue: this masterpiece transports us to another world.

 
 

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