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Oom Razoom

Oom Razoom, Or, Go I Know Not Where, Bring Back I Know Not What: A Russian Tale by Diane Wolkstein

A light retelling of a Russian fairy tale. One where the marriage of the hero -- to a blue pigeon that turned into a woman -- is how things start, because the tsar then sends him off to get -- well, you can guess from the title -- to leave his wife alone and defenseless.

Nice illustrations, too.
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