for The Snow Princess by Ruth Sanderson
A BEAUTIFUL RETELLING OF THE CLASSIC RUSSIAN FOLKTALE WITH LAVISH FULL-COLOR OIL PAINTINGS When the Snow Princess sets off to see the world, Father Frost and Mother Spring warn her never to fall in love, lest she lose her immortality. She journeys alone through many lands, keeping her heart cold, but finds herself drawn to a kind and handsome young shepherd named Sergei. The Snow Princess begins to fall in love with him, but her parents’ warning haunts her dreams, and she must finally decide her own fate in the chaos of a powerful snowstorm that threatens Sergei’s life. Inspired by a Russian ballet and illustrated with Ruth Sanderson’s lush oil paintings, this original fairy tale will charm readers of all ages.
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