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Old Peter"s Russian Tales

by Arthur Michell Ransome

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Myth & legend told as fiction,
  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11828072M
    ISBN 101421965607
    ISBN 109781421965604

    OLD PETERS RUSSIAN TALES - 20 illustrated Russian Children's Stories: Illustrated Tales from the Steppe and Forests of Russia (Myths, Legend and Folk Tales from Around the World) eBook: Anon E. Mouse, Compiled and Retold by Arthur Ransome, Illustrated by DMITRI MITROKHIN, Dimitri MITROKHIN, Arthur Ransome: : Kindle Store. little house on hen's legs!, 1 Jan. This review is from: Old Peter's Russian Tales (Paperback) Had this read to me as a child and will never forget the witch's cat helping little girl escape being eaten by taking her place at the loom ('are you weaving little niece?'/5(14).

    Old Peter's Russian tales Item Preview remove-circle Includes twenty traditional tales told by Old Peter to his two grandchildren Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Old Peter's Russian Tales: by Arthur Ransome: Product Details. Author. Arthur Ransome. Narrator. Jenny Lundak, Joan Freeman, and more. Publisher. LibriVox. Unabridged Edition. Running Time. 7 Hrs. 41 Min. Share This Description. Arthur Ransome is best known for his ‘Swallows and Amazons' series of children's books. This is the only example.

    The tales are a good sampling of Slavic märchen, or folk-tales. The stories in Old Peter's Russian Tales - Children's Tales from Old Russia - Raising funds for the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal. Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find Old Peter's Russian Tales () by Ransome, Arthur.


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Old Peter's Russian Tales is a collection of Russian folktales written for children. The stories are linked together by anecdotes of a grandfather and his two grandchildren, to whom he tells the tales in the book.

The anecdotes are relatively short, though occasionally the grandchildren will interrupt a /5(40). Old Peter's Russian Tales book. Read 40 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before T 4/5(40). Old Peter's Russian Tales is a collection of Russian folktales written for children. The stories are linked together by anecdotes of a grandfather and his two grandchildren, to whom he tells the tales in the book.

The anecdotes are relatively short, though occasionally the grandchildren will interrupt a /5(50). Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome [] Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] This is a book of Russian folklore retold for young people and the young at heart.

The tales are a good sampling of Slavic märchen, and the luminous prose counterposes the sometimes dark narratives. Ransome was the author of the popular 'Swallows. Old Peter's Russian Tales. By: Arthur Ransome () The stories in this book are those that Russian peasants tell their children and each other.

In Russia hardly anybody is too old for fairy stories, and I have even heard soldiers on their way to the war talking of very wise and very beautiful princesses as they drank their tea by the 5/5(1). A collection of fairy tales from Russian, rewritten for English Old Peters Russian Tales book You can tell the rewritting not only because it's done up in a frame story of Old Peter telling his two grandchildren, but because of literary effects in some of them.4/5().

OLD PETERS RUSSIAN TALES - 20 illustrated Russian Children's Stories book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a book of 20 4/5. Arthur Ransome () wrote Old Peter's Russian Tales while he was in Russia during the First World War, prior to becoming a war correspondent for The Manchester Guardian.

There are 22 stories in all and are told by Old Peter at the behest of his grandchildren, Ivan and Maroosia, in a cozy log cabin in the middle of the forest. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Old Peter's Russian Tales, by Arthur Ransome This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Old Peter's.

The tales are a good sampling of Slavic märchen. The stories in this book are those that Russian peasants tell their children and each other. This is a book written far away in Russia, for English children who play in deep lanes with wild roses above them in the high hedges, or by the small singing becks that dance down the gray fells at home.3/5(2).

Old Peter's Russian Tales is a collection of Russian folk-tales retold/collected by Ransome, originally published in The book not only offers up some short an dengaging slices o magical fantasy, but is also an intriguing insight in to the myths and folklore of Russian culture.5/5(1).

Get this from a library. Old Peter's Russian tales. [Arthur Ransome; Dmitriĭ Isidorovich Mitrokhin] -- Twenty-one fairy tales told by Old Peter to his two grandchildren. old peter's russian tales: the hut in the forest: the tale of the silver saucer and the transparent apple: sadko: frost: the fool of the world and the flying ship: baba yaga: baba yaga and the little girl with the kind heart: the cat who became head-forester: spring in the forest: the little daughter of the snow.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: The hut in the forest --The tale of the silver saucer and the transparent apple --Sadko --Frost --The fool of the world and the flying ship --Baba Yaga --The cat who became head-forester --Spring in the forest --The little daughter of the Snow --Prince Ivan, the witch baby and.

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Old Peter's Russian Tales, Ransome, Arthur; Illustrator Dmitri Mitrokhin. Published by Thomas Nelson, London, New prefatory note by the author' is dated Six colored plates including frontis.

Green cloth boards, gilt spine titles. Toning marks to endpapers from dust flaps. Rubbing along edges, slight front board warp. old peter's russian tales This book was especially republished to raise funds for these charities & many more 33% of the publishers profit from the sale of this book will be donated to charities.

Old Peter’s Russian Tales is woven throughout the novel. It begins – as does Ransome’s book – with Old Peter living in the forest with his grandchildren. But instead of retelling old Russian tales, Marcus Sedgwick begins to tell the story of the Russian Revolution as if it were a fairy tale.

Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Old Peter's Russian Tales: Arthur Ransome: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(). the little daughter of the snow.

There were once an old man, as old as I am, perhaps, and an old woman, his wife, and they lived together in a hut, in a village on the edge of the forest.

There were many people in the village; quite a town it was--eight huts at least, thirty or forty souls, good company to be had for crossing the road.Old Peter's Russian tales by Arthur Michell Ransome; 28 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Russian Folk literature, Tales, Fairy tales, Russian Tales.LibriVox Volunteers Book Coordinator: Andy Minter () Meta Coordinator: J.

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