Eastern Europe

Baboushka and the Three Kings

Baboushka and the Three Kings.

A Carol: Large figures in blue, red, and yellow-green lithos fill the small pages of this book and, with the beautiful type face, tell the story of Babushka, who declined to accompany the three kings and now searches endlessly for the Christ Child. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD



Lyulchitsa by Dora Gabe, George Atanasov, ill. Sofiya, Bulgaria: Chipev 1933.

Lyulchitsa by Dora Gabe (Bulgarian Children's poetry )

Wonderful artwork. These are six line poems by the Bulgarian writer, poet, and critic Dora Gabe, (1886 - 1983). Each poem is illustrated with a rural domestic child scene, two children chat with a ladybug, a boy picks flowers in the woods, a mother plays pat-a-cake with her baby, a family gathers proudly around the pumpkin they have grown. The decorated letters are beautiful as is the traditional dress. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD



Jezek Pichacek Mezi Zviratky. by Sovak, Vojtech Kubasta ill 1946/1944. SIGNED

Jezek Pichacek Mezi Zviratky. (Prickly Hedgehog ...)

The Jezek Pichacek books are among Kubasta's earliest work for children, see our listing above for JP mezi Lidmi. This book is signed by the writer and director of the puppet theater: Loutkova scena v dome Komenskeho, a reference to Comenius. The story tells of Jezek's early years and is full of wonderful coloured animal paintings in text. SIGNED AND BRIEFLY INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, 1950; (darkened for legibility in jpg) Rare. Library special collections inquire.



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