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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Russia.

Subjects:

  • Tales -- Russia.,
  • Folklore -- Russia.,
  • Fairy tales.

Book details:

About the Edition

Twenty-one fairy tales told by Old Peter to his two grandchildren.

Edition Notes

Other titlesRussian tales.
StatementWith illus. by Dmitri Mitrokhin.
ContributionsMitrokhin, Dmitriĭ Isidorovich, 1883- illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.R174 O10
The Physical Object
Pagination334 p.
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4435008M
ISBN 100486224066
LC Control Number79088072
OCLC/WorldCa49155

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Feb 16,  · Old Peter's Russian Tales is a collection of Russian folktales written for children. The stories are linked together by anecdotes of a grandfather and his two grandchildren, to whom he tells the tales in the book. The anecdotes are relatively short, though occasionally the grandchildren will interrupt a story to ask nuamooreaid.com by: 2. Old Peter's Russian Tales is a collection of Russian folktales written for children. The stories are linked together by anecdotes of a grandfather and his two grandchildren, to whom he tells the tales in the book. The anecdotes are relatively short, though occasionally Reviews: May 24,  · Old Peter's Russian Tales is a collection of Russian folktales written for children. The stories are linked together by anecdotes of a grandfather and his two grandchildren, to whom he tells the tales in the book. The anecdotes are relatively short, though occasionally the grandchildren will interrupt a story to ask questions/5(12). The tales are a good sampling of Slavic folklore. The stories in this book are those that Russian peasants tell their children and each other. In this volume you will find the stories of Baba Yaga and the Girl with the Kind Heart, The Fool Of The World And The Flyin This is a book of 20 illustrated Russian folk and fairy tales retold for young people and the young at heart/5(4).

Old Peter's Russian Tales book. Read 40 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a reproduction of a book published before T 4/5. Jan 11,  · Old Peter's Russian Tales is a collection of Russian folk-tales retold/collected by Ransome, originally published in The book not only offers up some short an dengaging slices o magical fantasy, but is also an intriguing insight in to the myths and folklore of Russian culture.5/5(1). Librivox recording of Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Arthur Ransome is best known for his Swallows and Amazons series of children’s books. This is the only example of his fiction in the public domain in the United States. Old Peter's Russian tales.. [Arthur Ransome; Dmitriĭ Isidorovich Mitrokhin] -- Twenty-one fairy tales told by Old Peter to his two grandchildren. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

[v] NOTE. The stories in this book are those that Russian peasants tell their children and each other. In Russia hardly anybody is too old for fairy stories, and I have even heard soldiers on their way to the war talking of very wise and very beautiful princesses as they drank their tea by the side of the road. Jan 17,  · The book "Old Peter's Russian Tales" has a particular interest if you have visited Russia, because then you will have some appreciation of the context in which these stories were collected by Arthur Ransome during his time in Russia, before the revolution, and in which the original versions would be told to young children/5(38). Nov 02,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Jun 17,  · Old Peter's Russian Tales - audiobook Arthur RANSOME ( - ) Arthur Ransome is best known for his Swallows and Amazons series of children's books.