When young Masha ventures out into the forest to pick berries to feed her family, she gets lost. A friendly bear finds her and welcomes her into his home. Masha is grateful for his help, but the bear wants her to stay there forever to cook and clean for him. Will Masha be able to ever get back to her family?
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Product Dimensions:5.5 x 8.13 inches
Page Count:48 pages
Age Range:Ages 6-9 years
Awards & Accolades
★ "An irresistible folktale for early readers and young listeners to savor" — Kirkus Reviews, starred review
About the Contributors
Retold by - Lari Don
Lari Don was born in Chile and brought up in Scotland. She has worked in politics and for the BBC, but now spends her time collecting and telling stories and making up new ones. She is an award-winning children's author as well as a traditional storyteller, whose love of myths, legends and fables inspires her fiction. Lari lives in Edinburgh, UK with her family.
Illustrated by - Melanie Williamson
Melanie Williamson is an illustrator who loves all things bright and quirky. She collaborated on a poetry anthology titled My First Oxford Book of Nonsense Poems (Oxford University Press, 2002). Melanie lives in Manchester, UK.