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Masha and the Bear

Once upon a time there lived an old man and woman who had a granddaughter named Masha. One day some friends of Masha’s decided to go to the forest to gather mushrooms and berries and they came to Masha’s house to ask her to go with them. 997 more words

Expat Kids

The Legend of the Firebird

So for my history this semester i’m taking a class on Imperial Russia, and the book that you read during the class is Land of the Firebird  372 more words

Picturing Wonder

Dear Readers,


In our last, we mentioned that we have a second book in the works. It’s part of a series whose titles (and elements) are based upon this mysterious nursery rhyme: 470 more words

Bestiary: Baba Yaga

Baba Yaga is a strange entry for a bestiary, as she is not really an animal, or a monster. At best, she would fit in with the other humanoids, but only if you count “witch” as a category other than human. 208 more words

Creative Work

Scarlet Flower

Once upon a time in a far away land a merchant was preparing to set out on a long journey. 418 more words

Russian Culture

Russian Fairy Tale - The Humpbacked Pony

The Humpbacked Pony

Once upon a time there was a peasant family that owned one wheat field. One morning they found that during the night, someone had been trampling around in the field and ruining the wheat. 456 more words



Okay, so I have a particular affinity for Russian literature, and while this is not quite that, it still gets me.

I like it because it’s creepy and it’s dark. 110 more words