Kolobok: po slogam chitayu sam (Russian)
This book, from the series of books "I read myself in syllables," is for young children learning to read. This series includes favorite children's stories with bright, amusing illustrations and specially adapted text read by syllables.
Kolobok is a popular Russian folk tale. The Kolobok, (traditional Russian and Ukrainian pie/ small bread), suddenly becomes animated and escapes from "babushka" and "dedushka"s (old wife and man) home. The fairy tale's plot describes Kolobok's repetitive meetings with various animals (rabbit, wolf, and bear) who intend to eat it, but Kolobok cunningly escapes. With each animal Kolobok sings a song in which he explains his escape deductively: "I got away from Grandmother, I got away from Grandfather, and I will certainly get away from you". The fox manages to catch and eat Kolobok through distracting him by praising his singing.
Ages 1-5; 10 Pages; Boardbook
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