Egg and Spoon
1st edition/1st printing in as new, unread condition. Signed by the author on the title page. No condition problems. Mylar covered,. Bookseller Inventory # 000204
About this title:
Elena Rudina lives in the impoverished Russian countryside. Her father has been dead for years. One of her brothers has been conscripted into the Tsar?s army, the other taken as a servant in the house of the local landowner. Her mother is dying, slowly, in their tiny cabin. And there is no food. But then a train arrives in the village, a train carrying untold wealth, a cornucopia of food, and a noble family destined to visit the Tsar in Saint Petersburg ? a family that includes Ekaterina, a girl of Elena?s age. When the two girls? lives collide, an adventure is set in motion, an escapade that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and ? in a starring role only Gregory Maguire could have conjured ? Baba Yaga, witch of Russian folklore, in her ambulatory house perched on chicken legs.
About the Author: Gregory Maguire is the author of the incredibly popular books in the Wicked Years series, including Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, which inspired the musical. He is also the author of several books for children, including What-the-Dickens, a New York Times bestseller. Gregory Maguire lives outside Boston.
Title: Egg and Spoon
Publisher: Candlewick, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 2014
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
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