A dynamic tale, made famous by Igor Stravinsky's ballet with music, was first collected by the nineteenth-century folklorist A.N. Afanasyev. It tells how a young huntsman, finding by accident a feather of the fabulous Firebird, is instructed by the King to capture the bird itself. The task is a formidable one and the huntsman despairs; it is his horse who tells him how to accomplish the mission. But the King is not satisfied with the gift; he commands the huntsman to fetch for him the most beautiful princess in the world, ...

The Firebird 1996, Candlewick Press (MA), Cambridge, MA

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Firebird 1995, Walker Books Ltd, London

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The Firebird 1993, Candlewick Press (MA), Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9781564020963

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Firebird 1992, Walker Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780744519471

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