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Baba Yaga's Assistant - Community Reviews back

by Marika McCoola, Emily Carroll
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TeaStitchRead
TeaStitchRead rated it 1 year ago
Date Published: August 4, 2015 Format: Hardcover Source: Library Date Read: October 26, 2019 Read for Halloween Bingo Spellbound square Blurb Most children think twice before braving a haunted wood filled with terrifying beasties to match wits with a witch, but not Masha. Her beloved grandma tau...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 3 years ago
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...
Let's Talk About Books
Let's Talk About Books rated it 3 years ago
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...
Figgy O'Connell
Figgy O'Connell rated it 6 years ago
Actual rating 3.5Review to come.
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 6 years ago
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.
Twirling Book Princess
Twirling Book Princess rated it 6 years ago
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 ...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 6 years ago
Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley. Baba Yaga is perhaps the most famous witch outside of Oz. If it, then she is tied with the White Queen from Narnia. She is old, ugly, tough as nails in boots, and doesn’t take crap from anyone. All that said, to call her evil isn’t quite right. Sh...
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