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Baboushka and the three kings / by Ruth Robbins ; illustrated by Nicolas Sidjakov.

By: Robbins, Ruth.
Contributor(s): Sidjakov, Nicolas [ill] | Sanks, Mary Clement [cmp] | Thomas, Edith Matilda, 1854-1925 [lyr] | Parnassus Press [pbl] | Hogan-Kaus Lithograph Company [ltg].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Parnassus Press, c1960Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.), music ; 18 cm.ISBN: 039527673X (rnf.); 9780395276730 (rnf.); 0395426472 (pbk.); 9780395426470 (pbk.).Subject(s): Christmas | Magi -- Juvenile literature | Gifts -- Juvenile literature | Women -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature | Folklore -- Russia -- Juvenile literature | Christmas storiesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Baboushka and the three kings.; Online version:: Baboushka and the three kings.DDC classification: 813.54 | 398.2/1/0947 | E LOC classification: PZ8.1.R5 | Bab.R5 BabOther classification: 18.53 Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1961.Summary: An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season.
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"Adapted from a Russian folk tale."

Art techniques used: Black felt tip pen line drawings in a folk style over blocks of egg tempera color.

"Baboushka, verse by Edith M. Thomas, music by Mary Clement Sanks": p. [26]-[27].

Baldwin copy inscribed by the author and illustrator. FU

An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season.

Caldecott Medal, 1961.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

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