The Tale of the Firebird

The Tale of the Firebird In all the world there is said to be nothing beautiful than the Firebird When Ivan Tsarevitch, youngest son of the Tsar, goes on a quest for the amazing bird, he finds himself flying over mountains and woods on a talking wolf, confronting a wicked Baba Yaga, and rescuing an enchanted princess from Koshchei the Immortal But when he returns from his magical journey, he brings home the most precious treasure of all Gennady Spirin brings this original version of the Firebird tale from his native Russia and has illustrated it in his trademark rich, luminous style This retelling of a classic is sure to become the new standard. Best Read [ The Tale of the Firebird ] by [ Gennady Spirin ] –

Alternate spelling Grennadij Spirin Illustrator ofthan 40 children s books, Gennady Spirin has been the recipient of the Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators in New York City.

¶ US Books The Tale of the Firebird  By Gennady Spirin –
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • The Tale of the Firebird
  • Gennady Spirin
  • English
  • 13 July 2017
  • 0399235841

10 thoughts on “The Tale of the Firebird

  1. says:

    My favourite rendition of this Russian folktale I found it curious that Spirin would make the magical Firebird to be somewhat reminiscent of a peacocky bird.

  2. says:

    Another story with Baba Yaga, like another we recently read in Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave I feel like I have entered an entire new world of fairy tales I never knew about in this Russian folklore Our library has a good copy, ...

  3. says:

    Great illustrations with lots of little details to notice in the margins I like the traditional Russian clothing and style A good length, and easy to read.

  4. says:

    The illustrations were just as beautiful as the story itself

  5. says:

    It s not my favourite retelling of the Firebird tale, but I did enjoy the illustrations.

  6. says:

    target audience read to small Children or for 3 6th grade Hero summary The russian king is worried about missing fruit in his garden He sends his three sons to discover the trouble, and his youngest Ivan sees a firebird Ivan then travels to exiotic and magical places to find the firebird, each time making promises to complete the intricate story He discovers many beautiful an magical treasures, and learns to take advice and falls in love with a beautiful princess All works out in the end target audience read to small Children or for 3 6th grade Hero summary The rus...

  7. says:

    A conglomeration of various Russian fairy tales but the main character was neither compelling nor heroic The writing was stiff which might have been due to poor translation and the illustrations were nice but a little bit flat.

  8. says:

    An enjoyable mix of three Russian fairytales, and one that does NOT demonize wolves The illustrations are beautiful, the story clear Highly recommend for anyone wanting exposure to the lore of other cultures.

  9. says:

    I felt this too quick of a jumble of various fables tales from Russian culture We raced along and even when Ivan Tsarevitch disobeyed it was merely a mention with it really not being a setback No struggles to live happily ever after at the end.The artwork was beautiful.

  10. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I loved the loyalty and help of the wolf I d definitely be interested to read acomprehensive version of this story The illustrations were pretty.

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