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- DescriptionBabushka is busy tidying her house when three unexpected guests arrive telling her that they are looking for a baby, a new born king. When they leave Babushka stays behind cleaning and tidying, and preparing a gift for the baby. Next morning when she starts to follow the men she finds that the sw has covered their tracks and she doesn't kw which way to go. But she keeps on searching, and as she goes she gives a gift from her basket to every child she passes who is hungry, or cold, or has toys. This retelling of a traditional Russian folk tale is accompanied by glowing illustrations from an award-winning artist.
- Author BiographyDawn Casey draws inspiration from her travels near and far, from tales of old, and from the natural world. She has won the Gold Nautilus Award and received an accolade from the American Folklore Society. In previous incarnations, Dawn worked in publishing and as a primary school teacher. Amanda Hall is an award-winning international illustrator, noted for her stylish illustrations of folk tales and legends. With a lush and decorative style which demonstrates a love of colour, her children's books are often mythical and timeless. Amanda studied Graphic Art at what is now the Anglia Polytechnic University in Cambridge. Having travelled Amanda finds herself drawn to illustrating ethnic tales and legends in a style that uses watercolours and crayon to build layers of colour and texture.
- Author(s)Dawn Casey
- PublisherLion Hudson Plc
- Date of Publication18/09/2015
- SubjectPicture Books
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintLion Books
- Content Noteillustrations
- Width215 mm
- Height260 mm
- Illustrator(s)Amanda Hall
- Interest AgeFrom 5
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