The Little Humpbacked Horse: A Russian Tale
|Rating||:||4.22 (853 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||40 Pages|
A Customer said great story for children. This is a very nice story about a guy who was a victim of envy first of his brothers, and then other people at emperor's court but in the end he manages to get the beautiful princess for himself with the help of a little hump-backed horse. This was my favourite fairy-tale when I was little, and recently I read it again to my baby brother, and he loved it also.. " Pretty morbid? Well It is not "The Little Humpbacked Horse" the original Russian tale written by Yershov. But it is a cutesy-pootsy short story for kids. For whatever reason the Firebird has been replaced by a big golden Russian swine. By the end of this story "Ivan (the prime character) instantly stripped off his clothes and jumped first into the boiling mares' milk." Pretty morbid? Well, mysterious Russian soul.. Great present for kids. Wonderful version of Russian folk fairy tale. This book is great present for Great present for kids. Irina Shiryaeva Wonderful version of Russian folk fairy tale. This book is great present for 4-10 years old kids. High quality paper and full of bright pictures. My little buddy could not wait evening to listen how his Mom read it to him.. -10 years old kids. High quality paper and full of bright pictures. My little buddy could not wait evening to listen how his Mom read it to him.
From School Library Journal Grade 1-4. A heartwarming tale that explores the nature of true wisdom and friendship. Listeners used to being considered young and simple will revel in this story of a friendship that turns the tables and reveals the wisdom of youth.?Wendy Lukehart, Dauphin County Library, Harrisburg, PACopyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc. But Ivan proves to be a match for these challengers. . Solving the mystery of the missing hay at home brings the gift of a humpbacked horse to the boy?an animal with special powers and the gift of human speech. It is the tiny beast who helps Ivan through the impossible tasks that the greedy ruler sets before him?including capturing the beautiful Tsarevna. Through a trick orchestrated by the Tsarevna and aided by the little horse, Ivan outwits (and eliminates) the Tsar and takes his well-earned place on the throne.
A young peasant, with the help of his faithful and magical humpbacked horse, captures magical beasts, marries the beautiful Tsarevna and becomes the Tsar of Russia.