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Vassilisa the Wise: A Tale of Medieval Russia
Based on an authentic Russian folk ballad, this action-adventure story pits a clever and courageous woman against Prince Vladimir of Russia. “The rich, layered watercolors reflect the story’s origins; costumes are striking and the decorative patternings throughout give effective contrast.”-Booklist
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published April 1st 1988 by HMH Books for Young Readers
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Sep 08, 2013 Cheryl rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Cheryl by: Friends of Library
Wonderful telling of this folktale where right triumphs over corrupt power. Beautiful illustrations as well.
Josepha Sherman was an American author, folklorist, and anthologist. In 1990 she won the Compton Crook Award for the novel The Shining Falcon.More about Josepha Sherman...