Una completa colección de cuentos rusos clásicos con más de 175 historias que incluyen personajes universales de cuentos de hadas y otros únicos de Rusia como Koshchey, Baba Yaga, la Doncella del Cisne y el glorioso Ave de Fuego. Ilustrado por Alexander Alexeieff.
Russian Fairy Tales, part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library, is a beautifully illustrated book that offers readers a comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales that are now available in English. This book serves as an excellent introduction to universal fairy-tale figures and uniquely Russian characters like Koshchey the Deathless, Baba Yaga, the Swan Maiden, and the glorious Firebird.
The over 175 tales included in this landmark multi-volume collection by Russian ethnographer Aleksandr Afanas’ev reveal a rich and robust world of the imagination. Norbert Guterman’s translations are both engaging and accessible, making this collection an excellent reading choice for children aged between 8 to 11 years old.
Illustrated by Alexander Alexeieff, the black-and-white sketches throughout the book add to the reading experience and bring the stories to life.
The size and weight of this book make it ideal for use in a classroom or for reading alone at home. The captivating stories are sure to capture the hearts of young readers while emphasizing human values and encouraging the joy of reading. Overall, Russian Fairy Tales is a wonderful book and comes highly recommended for all those interested in fairy tales and folklore.