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Finding Baba Yaga

Jane Yolen

Finding Baba Yaga

Finding Baba Yaga is a mythic yet timely novel-in-verse by the beloved and prolific New York Times bestselling author and poet Jane Yolen, “the Hans Christian Andersen of America” (Newsweek).

A young woman discovers the power to speak up and take control of her fate—a theme that has never been more timely than it is now…

You think you know this story.
You do not.

A harsh, controlling father. A quiescent mother. A house that feels like anything but a home. Natasha gathers the strength to leave, and comes upon a little house in the wood: A house that walks about on chicken feet and is inhabited by a fairy tale witch. In finding Baba Yaga, Natasha finds her voice, her power, herself....

"Jane Yolen is a phenomenon: a poet and a mythmaker, who understands how old stories can tell us new things. We are lucky to have her."—Neil Gaiman

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ISBN: 9781250163868
ISBN10: 1250163862
96 Pages

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ISBN: 9781250163875
ISBN10: 1250163870
5.00 x 8.00 inches , 144 Pages

About the Author

Jane Yolen is one of the most distinguished and successful authors for young readers and adults in the country. She is the author of more than 200 books--including Briar Rose,...

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"Jane Yolen is a phenomenon: a poet and a mythmaker, who understands how old stories can tell us new things."—Neil Gaiman

“This novel-in-verse is a journey, an escape, and an encounter with an ambiguous evil. Tart and touching and sometimes deeply sad, with surprising stings of wit.”—John Crowley

“This is a Worm Ouroboros of a story, the old made new, the new made old, metaphors rubbing shoulders with painful truths. A book-length poem, Finding Baba Yaga is no gimmick but rather the only way the story could be told to deliver the impact that it does. Jane Yolen is a national treasure and you don’t need to go any further than the pages of this book to understand why.”—Charles de Lint

“Seductive in the best way possible, Finding Baba Yaga draws you in from first word to last, its secrets doled out like sweet treats.... If you’ve never met Baba Yaga before, it’s time. If you think you have, be assured: not like this.” —Nikki Grimes