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Babushka Baba Yaga has ratings and 80 reviews. Lisa said: Darn! I just hate books where wolves are made out (as they are in many fairy tales, and thi. Babushka Baba Yaga By Patricia Polacco – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Babushka Baba Yaga by Patricia Polacco, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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She had no children, and longed to love a grandchild too.

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This is a great story to be in classrooms today bec This is a very interesting story about a woman, or a Baba Yaga, who really wants to be a grandmother but did not have children of her own. I have read quite a few of Patricia Polacco’s books many times to my children over the years.

The book introduces the idea that people are different and they should be accepted as they are. A baabushka of the forest. I loved this Russian folktale of a creature who wanted a child but could babusshka have one so she ywga herself as a human and went into the local village.

Polacco teaches a wonderful lesson on the importance of not judging others by gossip, but to trust in what you know to be true in your heart. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. What Readers Are Saying What do you think?


Babushka Baba Yaga

The concept here kind of reminded me of the Disney movie Maleficent. As a huge Baba Yaga fan, I have abba say that I just loved this book!

Oct 17, Monalisa Johnson-brown added it Shelves: Baba Yaga is as savage and unpredictable as nature itself. She becomes a true Russian babushka.

Nothing too controversial here, just sweet mild-mannered book-reading entertainment. One day, Babushka hears the story how she likes to eat little children, terrified of yaa story she runs back to her home babshka the woods. The transformation into a kindly grandmother seems rather drastic. She borrows some clothes off a line, and soon finds a little boy with no Babushka. Upon hearing this story, the boy is terribly frightened, and Baba Yaga knows that she has to leave him before he discovers who she is.

Product details Format Paperback 32 pages Dimensions x x 4. I loved this book. She follows a single mother and offers to take care of her son Victor when sh The traditional folk tale character of Baba Babuska whom I learned about as a child, too is an ugly witch who eats children. Looking for beautiful books?

Sep 01, Kara rated it it was amazing Shelves: About Patricia Polacco Patricia Polacco www.

Because she is a Baba Yaga, the town fears her because of legions and myths. Polacco dedicates this book to the fifty American yaa children who went to art camp with her in Russia in the summer of ; that must have been an enriching experience for all. When she comes across a young woman and her grandmotherless son, they adopt her as their very own babushka, and as the days pass, Baba Yaga and the boy, Victor, grow to love each other very much. babushkx


Later, she rescues a child from wild wolves and becomes bqbushka as a kind, other directed soul. Baba Yaga saves him. The artwork is equally compelling, with colors and brush strokes that suggest normal people of all shapes and sizes in the middle of an action.

Plus, you get to say “Babushka” at least once a page, which is, baushka face it, is fun for everyone involved. I immediately fell in love with her books and read all of the ones that I could get from the library. Dec 09, Kris rated it really liked it Shelves: This book has a great example to teach kids to not judge others on looks and how bullying hurts. As always, Polacco’s vibrant babusgka colorful artwork adds more life to the story. She did it for a while and then left.