Baboushka and the Three Kings

baboushka and the three kings

Winner of the 1961 Caldecott Medal 

The Russian folktale about an old woman's endless search for the Christ child.---from the publisher

32 pages                    978-0395426470                         Ages 6-9

Keywords:  folktale, Jesus, Christian fiction, Christianity, Russia, Caldecott Medal, Three Wise Men, kings, choices,  6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, multicultural, Christmas, classic

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A Russian folk tale [adapted by Ruth Robbins] about an old woman who, declining to accompany the Three Kings as they followed the star in search of the Babe and failing to find Him on her own, each year renews her endless search. The strikingly effective pictures are distinctive in design and rich in color. ~~Booklist (Awarded the Caldecott Medal as the Most Distinguished American Picture Book for Children in the year of its publication)

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