Publisher description for Baba Yaga's assistant / Marika McCoola ; illustrated by Emily Carroll.


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Russian folklore icon Baba Yaga mentors a lonely teen in a wry graphic novel that balances gleefully between the modern and the timeless.

Most children think twice before braving a haunted wood filled with terrifying beasties to match wits with a witch, but not Masha. Her beloved grandma taught her many things: that stories are useful, that magic is fickle, that nothing is too difficult or too dirty to clean. The fearsome witch of folklore needs an assistant, and Masha needs an adventure. She may be clever enough to enter Baba Yaga’s house-on-chicken-legs, but within its walls, deceit is the rule. To earn her place, Masha must pass a series of tests, outfox a territorial bear, and make dinner for her host. No easy task, with children on the menu! Spooky and poignant, Marika McCoola’s stunning debut—with richly layered art by acclaimed graphic artist Emily Carroll—is a storytelling feat and a visual feast.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Baba Yaga (Legendary character) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Teenage girls -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Witches -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States.
Baba Yaga (Legendary character) -- Fiction.
Teenage girls -- Fiction.
Witches -- Fiction.
Baba Yaga (Legendary character) -- Cartoons and comics.
Teenage girls -- Cartoons and comics.
Witches -- Cartoons and comics.
Baba Yaga (Legendary character) -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00824930
Comic books, strips, etc. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00869145
Teenage girls. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01145412
Witches. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01176346
United States. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01204155