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Recommended folklore books (2)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into folklore here are some folklore books from Russia for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


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When the Whales Leave by Yuri Rytkheu EN

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Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
Description:
Nau cannot remember a time when she was not one with the world around her: with the fast breeze, the green grass, the high clouds, and the endless blue sky. But her greatest joy is to descend from her little spit of land to the sea, where the whales gather each morning, gaily spouting rainbows. Then, one day, she finds a man in the mist where a whale should be: Reu, who has taken human form out of his Great Love for her. Together they become parents first to two whales, and then to mankind. Their children grow up, Reu passes on, and still Nau lives. But with each new generation, the old woman'... continue