Morozko (Mr Frost) is a Russian folk tale about a girl who was left outside in the middle of the winter to die—but didn’t. It was published many times with different art. Here are some of Morozko book covers (1950s-1980s).
Illustration for Russian folk tale “The Hare’s Hut” by Yury Vasnetsov (autolithography, 1965).
“There’s something wrong in the pictures. Rearrange things to make it right!”
(Illustration from a children’s magazine by S. Zabaluyev, 1963)
Contes de L’Isba (Tales of Izba) – a collection of Russian fairy tales published in France in 1931 and illustrated by Ivan Bilibin (who left Russia in 1920).
Merry-go-round of Russian fairy tale characters. Can you tell them all?
Illustration by T. Zuikova (1969)