Russian Fairy Tales



Dive into the enchanting world of “Russian Fairy Tales,” where mystical creatures and brave heroes collide. Discover the legendary Firebird, brave Ivan Tsarevich, and the notorious Baba Yaga. With stunning illustrations and timeless storytelling, this captivating collection unveils the magic and wonder of Russia’s rich folklore.

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Step into a world of magic, wonder, and folklore with “Russian Fairy Tales,” a captivating collection that brings to life the rich tapestry of Russian storytelling. Drawing from centuries-old traditions, these enchanting tales are filled with mystical creatures, brave heroes, cunning witches, and the enduring power of love and courage.

Within the pages of this book, you will encounter the legendary Firebird, a radiant creature whose feathers bring both fortune and misfortune to those who seek it. You will follow the adventures of Ivan Tsarevich, a fearless prince who embarks on perilous quests to rescue his beloved from the clutches of supernatural beings. And you will discover the notorious Baba Yaga, the wild and unpredictable witch whose tests of wit and bravery challenge even the bravest of souls.

But the allure of Russian folklore extends far beyond these familiar figures. “Russian Fairy Tales” introduces readers to lesser-known characters, such as the Water Spirit and the Leshy, forest dwellers who guard their domains with wisdom and mischief. Delve into the mesmerizing tales of the Snow Maiden, a delicate creature born of snow and love, and the mischievous Domovoi, a house spirit who brings both joy and chaos to the household he inhabits.

Through these timeless stories, readers will immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of Russia, where mythology and reality intertwine. From the snowy landscapes of Siberia to the mystical forests of ancient Rus’, “Russian Fairy Tales” paints a vivid picture of a land where the supernatural is an integral part of everyday life.

Renowned translator and folklorist Olga Ivanova has masterfully captured the essence of these beloved tales, preserving their lyrical beauty and transporting readers to a world of wonder and imagination. With its stunning illustrations and evocative storytelling, “Russian Fairy Tales” is a must-read for both young and old, allowing us to rediscover the magic and wisdom of a culture steeped in legend and folklore.

Prepare to be enchanted as you embark on a journey through the mystical realms of “Russian Fairy Tales,” where imagination knows no bounds and dreams come to life in a symphony of words and imagery.

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Weight 0.366 g
Dimensions 21.1 × 16.1 cm