Thirty-five years ago this collection of poems caused a wave of enthusiasm in Russia and became a bestseller because of its unusual language style--the Russian poems were written to sound as though they had been translated from British English. Its comical poems fooled thousands of children and their parents with their Russian flavor and British style; many even became popular song lyrics. With this translation into English these quirky poems have come full circle, their British flavor finally appropriate to the language ...

Silly Horse 2005, Pumpkin House Press

ISBN-13: 9780964601017

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