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Baboushka and the Three Kings

Written by Ruth Robbins & illustrated by Nicolas Sidjakov
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Jan 1, 1960
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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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Who Wrote Baboushka and the Three Kings

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Ruth Robbins

Ruth Robbins is the author of <i>Baboushka and the Three Kings </i>and the illustrator of <i>Wild Animals of the Far West</i> and <i>Stories California Indians Told.</i> She lives with her husband, Herman Schein, and son, Steven, in Berkeley, California.

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Nicolas Sidjakov

Nicolas Sidjakov began his art career in Switzerland and Paris. In 1955 he came to San Francisco where his reputation for outstanding design has grown steadily. Today he is recognized as one of America’s leading young graphic artists. <i>The Friendly Beasts, </i> illustrated by Mr. Sidjakov, was selected as one of the ten best illustrated children’s books, N. Y. Times 1957, and is included in the AIGA Children’s Books 1955-1957. Mr. Sidjakov’s award-winning work has been shown in the Art Directors Exhibitions of New York, Los Angeles, Detroit, and San Francisco. The artist lives with his wife and son in Sausalito, California.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780395276730
Publication Date:
January 1, 1960
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
60015036
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
169200
ASIN/ISBN 10:
039527673X
Lexile® Level:
580L
ATOS® Book Level:
3.9
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
157696
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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