Masha and the Firebird

Masha s mother sells eggs at market, and Masha loves to paint their smooth shells One day, deep in the forest, Masha meets the magical Firebird, guardian of the eggs of the four elements earth, water, air, and fire The Firebird asks Masha to paint its eggs so that they blend with the elements, hiding them from the vicious witch, Baba Yaga At first, the plan works well,Masha s mother sells eggs at market, and Masha loves to paint their smooth shells One day, deep in the forest, Masha meets the magical Firebird, guardian of the eggs of the four elements earth, water, air, and fire The Firebird asks Masha to paint its eggs so that they blend with the elements, hiding them from the vicious witch, Baba Yaga At first, the plan works well, but Baba Yaga finally gets her hands on the last egg, and Masha sets off on an amazing journey to find it This original folktale blends elements of the Firebird legend and traditional European folktales in a bilingual English and Russian text, along with suggestions to inspire children to paint their own eggs.
Masha and the Firebird Masha s mother sells eggs at market and Masha loves to paint their smooth shells One day deep in the forest Masha meets the magical Firebird guardian of the eggs of the four elements earth water

  • Title: Masha and the Firebird
  • Author: Margaret Bateson-Hill Anne Wilson
  • ISBN: 9781840892017
  • Page: 280
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Masha and the Firebird”

    1. A lovely story with vivid illustrations. The story is a Russian folktale and includes elements of the Firebird legend. Can be used in a multicultural unit to discuss European folktale and and traditions.

    2. A great picture book that involves features of Russian folk tales and offers a number of opportunities for exciting lessons.

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