Babushka's Mother GooseBook - 1995
An old babushka who lives in a boot, three babushkas who count their toes,a boy and a girl and a goat and a dog'and a babushka'who go by train all theway to Ivanovo! Well-loved storyteller Patricia Polacco reaches into her family's story bag to presenta most unusual Mother Goose. Here you'll find "Yasha," who has a beard that grows andgrows; "Matroishka," the nesting doll and her sisters; "The Traveler," who gets an entirevillage to make soup out of stones; and "The Little Angel," who bounces so high on a bedwith a friend that the two end up in heaven! In this Russian-flavored Mother Goose treasury, Patricia Polacco tells and illustratesrhymes and stories, some new, some that she heard from her own Russian grandmother,her "Babush," and passed on to her own children. Here is a book to share for the joy of it.
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, c1995.
Characteristics: 64 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm.