Category: Book Illustration

The Little Turnip – vintage postcard illustrated by I….

The Little Turnip – vintage postcard illustrated by I. Kuznetsov, 1956 (buy here)

Kolobok, traditional Russian folk tale illustrated by Yevgeny…

Kolobok, traditional Russian folk tale illustrated by Yevgeny Rachyov, 1987 (buy here)

“Baby Ruffes”, children’s book of rhymes illustrated by Yury…

“Baby Ruffes”, children’s book of rhymes illustrated by Yury Vasnetsov, 1981 (buy here)

Father Four Seasons (1991). Russian folk tales, puzzles,…

Father Four Seasons (1991). Russian folk tales, puzzles, children’s games and proverbs compiled in 19th century by Vladimir Dahl, a famous scholar of Russian language and folklore. Illustrated by Vladimir Konashevich. (buy here)

“After the Rain”, book by Maria Stepanova, illustrated by L….

“After the Rain”, book by Maria Stepanova, illustrated by L. Tevyashova. Published in 1929.

Full book here.

It’s mushroom season in Russia, so I feel like posting about mushrooms a lot. 🙂

Tradititonal Russian nursery rhymes illustrated by Yury…

Tradititonal Russian nursery rhymes illustrated by Yury Vasnetsov, book from 1981 (buy here)

“Khokhloma”, illustrated children’s book by N. Bednik, 1980 (buy…

“Khokhloma”, illustrated children’s book by N. Bednik, 1980 (buy here)

Kornei Chukovsky – Wonder Tales, Soviet book in English, 1974…

Kornei Chukovsky – Wonder Tales, Soviet book in English, 1974 (buy here)

Illustrated by wonderful artists: Vladimir Konashevich, Vladimir Suteyev, Aminadav Kanevsky, Yury Vasnetsov.

Soviet Moomin filmstrips illustrated by Boris Diodorov. You can…

Soviet Moomin filmstrips illustrated by Boris Diodorov. You can watch them in full here: 1, 2.

The Little Humpbacked Horse by Pyotr Yershov, illustrated by…

The Little Humpbacked Horse by Pyotr Yershov, illustrated by Nikolai Kochergin – this 1971 book was published in the USSR in English (buy here)