Vyelikan - Giant (Russian)
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by Samuel Y. Marshak
A beautifully illustrated , loosly rhymed poem, about small boy imagining himself a giant who could order elephant and giraffe and with their help build a town in five minutes.
Samuel Marshak (1887-1964) is one of the Russian most celebrated children's authors and translator. His popularity withn Russian children's literature is comparable to that of Milne in Britain or Dr Seuss in the United States; his fairy tales are among the very first literary texts young Russian readers encounter.
This edition will make a good read-aloud book for ages 2 and up, and easy reader for for a beginner reader.
Ages 2-6; Pages 10; Boardbook