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Puss in Boots Russian Fairytale

A very long ago in one village there lived an old miller with his three sons. When he felt his death coming, he left to his sons a heritage: The mill fell to the elder brother’s lot, a donkey came

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Russian Fairytale: Sister Alyonushka and Brother Ivanushka

Once there lived an old man and his wife, and they had a daughter named Alyonushka and a son named Ivanushka. The old man and the old woman died, and Alyonushka and Ivanushka were left all alone in the world.

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Hans Christian Andersen Birthday

The Russian Store celebrates Hans Christian Andersen Birthday and International Children’s Book Day   Tale of the Snow Queen Nesting Doll The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen Once upon a time a magician made a magic mirror. In this mirror,

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Russian Fairytale: Tale Of Tsar Saltan And Three Sisters

Tale Of Tsar Saltan And Three Sisters Nesting Doll Tale Of Tsar Saltan And Three Sisters by Alexander Pushkin Long ago in a faraway kingdom, three sisters were sitting on the bench in front of their house in the courtyard

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Russian Fairytale: The Golden Fish

Once upon a time an old man and his wife lived on the shore of the blue sea. They were poor and lived in an old mud hut. He made a living by fishing, while his wife spun cloth. One

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Read This Russian Fairytale Baba Yaga & The Wicked Geese

 Tell this story with this Baba Yaga Russian Fairytale Nesting Doll! Once upon a time, there lived a man and his wife. They had a daughter and a little son. One day the mother said to her daughter: “Darling, your

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Russian Fairytale: Kolobok, Round Bun

Once upon a time an old man and woman lived in a village. One day the old man said to the old woman: “Grandmother, go scrape in the flour-tin and sweep in the corn bin, perhaps you will get enough

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Russian Fairytale: Masha and the Bear

Once upon a time there lived an old man and woman who had a granddaughter named Masha. One day some friends of Masha’s decided to go to the forest to gather mushrooms and berries and they came to Masha’s house

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Russian Fairytale: Ruslan and Ludmila

In days long since past, Prince Vladimir of Kiev held a magnificent feast in honor of the marriage of his daughter Ludmila and the knight Ruslan. Three jealous suitors looked on – Rogday, Farlaf, and Ratmir. The festivities lasted for

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Russian Fairytale: Emelya and the Pike

Once upon a time there lived an old man who had three sons, two of them clever young men and the third, Emelya, a fool. The two elder brothers were always at work, while Emelya lay on the stove ledge

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Russian Fairytale: The Firebird and Princess Vassilissa

In a certain kingdom, in a thrice-ten realm that lay far away, beyond the thrice-nine lands, there once lived a mighty king. The king had an archer who was as brave as he was strong, and the archer had a

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Russian Fairytale: By The Pike’s Wish

In one village there lived three brothers. The two elder brothers were successful merchants, but the youngest brother was a fool named Emelya who slept on the stove all day long. Once it happened that when he went to the

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Russian Fairytale: Tale of the Golden Cockerel

Somewhere in a Thrice-Nine kingdom there lived the famous Tsar Dadon. When he was young, he was fierce and brave, so, all his neighbors were afraid of him. But when he grew old he wanted to live in peace, to

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Russian Fairytale: Tale of Baba Yaga (The Russian Witch)

Once upon a time an old man, a widower, lived alone in a hut with his daughter Natasha. Very merry the two of them were together, and they used to smile at each other over a table piled with bread

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Russian Fairytale: The Great Turnip

Listen, please, listen how sometimes it can be… Once the Grandpa has planted a Turnip. The Turnip has grown to be enormously huge. The Grandpa went to pick the Turnip. He pulls and pulls it out, but could not pull

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