Masha And The Bear

Publisher: Barefoot Books
ISBN: 9781846868740
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Held captive in the woods by a bear, a young Russian girl cleverly finds a way to return safely home to her family.

Russian Fairy Tales

Autor: Aleksandr Afanas'ev
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307829766
File Size: 40,24 MB
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The most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales available in English introduces readers to universal fairy-tale figures and to such uniquely Russian characters such as Koshchey the Deathless, Baba Yaga, the Swan Maiden, and the glorious Firebird. Beautifully illustrated, the more than 175 tales culled from a landmark multi-volume collection by the outstanding Russian ethnographer Aleksandr Afanas'ev reveal a rich, robust world of the imagination. Translated by Norbert Guterman Illustrated by Alexander Alexeieff With black-and-white illustrations throughout Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

Two Trickster Tales From Russia

Autor: Sophie Masson
ISBN: 9780992283803
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Meet a brave little girl called Masha who outwits a big bad bear with some tasty pies, and a beautiful but none too bright rooster, his long-suffering friends, and a cunning fox! Two Trickster Tales from Russia is the launch title for Christmas Press, a new Australian publisher specialising in beautiful picture books for children which feature traditional stories from many lands, retold by well-known authors and stunningly illustrated in a classic style. Two Trickster Tales from Russia includes the lively, funny Russian folktales, Masha and the Bear and The Rooster with the Golden Crest, retold in a fresh and engaging style by award-winning writer Sophie Masson, author of more than fifty books for children and young adults. It is the first book for new illustrator David Allan, and his gorgeous illustrations are inspired by classic Russian children's picture books. Suitable for a wide age range, Two Trickster Tales from Russia is a delight to read aloud to young children, as well as for older children to read on their own, and makes a wonderful gift for Christmas and any time of the year. About the author The award-winning and internationally-published author of more than 50 books for children, young adults and children, Sophie Masson was born in Indonesia of French expatriate parents and came to Australia as a school-age child, spending much of her childhood shuttling between France and Australia, in the process developing an intense love of writing and reading. Her delight in traditional stories, combined with a lifelong fascination with Russia, a country she has visited several times, has resulted in several books with a Russian theme, including two novels, The Firebird (Hachette 2001) and Scarlet in the Snow(Random House Australia 2013), and her first picture book, Two Trickster Tales from Russia, which is the realisation of a long-held dream.Sophie says: The stories in Two Trickster Tales from Russia, Masha and the Bear and The Rooster with the Golden Crest are two folk tales that are well-loved in Russia, but not so well-known outside it. I chose them because the two of them embody a lively sense of fun--it's great to see the small and apparently powerless outwitting big brutes or cunning schemers! There's also a strong feel of the woods, which are so much a part of Russian life and culture. And there's a great rhythm to the stories which I've added to by having little verses here and there. About the illustrator: David Allan completed a Diploma in Fine Art and has been part of several Fine Art exhibitions of Landscapes and Portraits in Oils. He's worked in bookshops and as a graphic designer and web designer, but always dreamed of becoming an illustrator. Influences in his work include classic illustration masters such as Arthur Rackham and Russian illustrator Ivan Bilibin (especially for Two Trickster Tales), along with Art Nouveau artist Alphonse Mucha and more recent illustrators such as Alan Lee and William Stout. Two Trickster Tales from Russia is his first book. He is currently working on another title for Christmas Press.David says: For the artwork I used pen and watercolour on paper. The style for this book is pretty much an extension of what I normally do. Prior to starting the project, Sophie introduced me to the work of the great Russian Illustrator Ivan Bilibin whose work I had somehow missed before and now love. His use of a clean line and areas of flat colour style has been a huge influence on the look of the illustrations I produced for Two Trickster Tales from Russia. About the designer:Fiona McDonald: A graduate of the Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney, Fiona McDonald has worked as a graphic designer, doll-maker, cloth sculptor and artist. She is also the author of several books of non-fiction, including the best-selling The Popular History of Graffiti(Skyhorse Publishing 2013), as well as an illustrated novel f

Masha And The Bear Pocket Library

ISBN: 9781405277181
File Size: 71,56 MB
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Meet Masha, the curious, energetic little girl who befriends Bear, a retired circus performer. Bear is trying to enjoy a nice, quiet life… but Masha’s adventures regularly turn Bear’s life upside-down! With 6 little board books, tucked away in a colourful slipcase this Pocket Library is a real treat for all Masha and the Bear lovers. Perfect concept board books for learning about colours, numbers, shapes, seasons, opposites, and fruits and vegetables. When they’ve read the stories, children can flip over the books to make a special Masha jigsaw. This sturdy little format is the perfect gift for pre-schoolers.

The Future Is History

Autor: Masha Gessen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 159463453X
File Size: 32,77 MB
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Putin's bestselling biographer reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy.

Masha And The Bear Kidding Around

Autor: Lauren Forte
Publisher: LB Kids
ISBN: 0316504939
File Size: 42,54 MB
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Masha & The Bear is the YouTube animated sensation that received billions of views! Join this rambunctious little girl and her best friend as they go on adventures-for the very time, in books! When Masha tries to play with Pig, she accidentally makes a mess of the neighborhood. Everyone is upset-but Masha didn't do it on purpose! As the Bear recalls his own childhood troubles, he realizes it's up to him to remind the other animals how hard it is to be a kid sometimes. © 2008-2017 Animaccord LTD. All trademarks are owned by Animaccord LTD.

The Less You Know The Sounder You Sleep

Autor: Juliet Butler
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008290482
File Size: 55,94 MB
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‘Do yourself a favour and read this wonderful book’ Scotsman Based on the true story of conjoined Russian twins, Masha and Dasha Krivoshlyapova, The Less You Know the Sounder You Sleep is a tale of survival and self-determination, innocence and lies.

The Brothers

Autor: Masha Gessen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1594634009
File Size: 42,52 MB
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Overview: An important story for our era: How the American Dream went wrong for two immigrants, and the nightmare that resulted. On April 15, 2013, two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston marathon, killing three people and wounding more than 264 others. In the ensuing manhunt, Tamerlan Tsarnaev died, and his younger brother, Dzhokhar, was captured and ultimately charged on thirty federal counts. Yet long after the bombings and the terror they sowed, after all the testimony and debate, what we still haven't learned is why. Why did the American Dream go so wrong for two immigrants? How did such a nightmare come to pass? Acclaimed Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen is uniquely endowed with the background, access, and talents to tell the full story. An immigrant herself, who came to the Boston area with her family as a teenager, she returned to the former Soviet Union in her early twenties and covered firsthand the transformations that were wracking her homeland and its neighboring regions. It is there that the history of the Tsarnaev brothers truly begins, as descendants of ethnic Chechens deported to Central Asia in the Stalin era. Gessen follows the family in their futile attempts to make a life for themselves in one war-torn locale after another and then, as new emigres, in the looking-glass, utterly disorienting world of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Most crucially, she reconstructs the struggle between assimilation and alienation that ensued for each of the brothers, incubating a deadly sense of mission. And she traces how such a split in identity can fuel the metamorphosis into a new breed of homegrown terrorist, with feet on American soil but sense of self elsewhere.

Words Will Break Cement

Autor: Masha Gessen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1594632197
File Size: 49,55 MB
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Drawing on access to the band's members and their families and associates, recreates the feminist punk activists' fierce act of political confrontation in Moscow, which made national headlines as they were punished for their act of defiance.

Three Sisters

Autor: Anton Chekhov
Publisher: Adelphi Press via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1787245632
File Size: 40,83 MB
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Three Sisters was written for the Moscow Art Theatre and was directed by Staniskavski himself on first opening. The play is often included in Chekhov's list of four outstanding plays and part of the classic repertoire of many world theatres.The play follows Chekhovian tradition of subtle character development and humour which often makes it a challenge for both performers and directors.