R597 The Tale of Tsarevich Ivan, the Firebird, and the Grey Wolf
The famous Russian fairy tale about Tsarevich Ivan befriended by a clever grey wolf was recorded by the renowned folklorist Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev, who collected and published more than 600 Russian folk tales in the middle 19th century. The illustrations included in this edition were created by Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin, a famous Russian illustrator and stage designer, who was inspired by Slavic folklore throughout his career. He was a prominent figure in the artistic movement Mir Iskusstva and contributed to the Ballets Russes.
- Publisher : The Planet; Illustrated edition (18 Mar. 2013)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 25 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1909115509
- ISBN-13 : 978-1909115507
- Dimensions : 21.59 x 0.15 x 27.94 cm