Baba Yaga's Assistant
Publish date: 2015-08-04
Pages no: 136
Edition language: English
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleA delightful read about a young woman applying to be Baba Yaga's assistant. I love the idea of this book and I especially liked Baba Yaga's character in it. She is so feisty and fierce. Going into it, you really don't even have to know much about the t...
I love Emily Carroll's art and I love Baba Yaga and Slavic folklore, so I HAD to read this one. Overall, I really enjoyed the story. It played on a lot on the traditions of the folklore and I love the twists and the ways Masha was able to "outsmart" Baba Yaga. The biggest critique is the stakes re...
Actual rating 3.5Review to come.
I’m fascinated by the Baba Yaga story, and I loved Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods. So I thought this one might be good and I ended up really liking it. It’s set in the modern day, but I liked the way McCoola’s story and Carroll’s art interact.
A magical story about a girl finding her place in the world!I was thinking it would be only about Baba Yaga and her new assistant, as that is what the title and the blurb implies. Let me tell you this, it is indeed about that, but also about so much more. It is about families, about mourning, about ...