Baggage

Baggage Book CoverThis lively rhyme with bright, avant-garde illustrations tells of a lady who gets on the train with a suitcase, a hatbox, a couch, a painting, a package, a pouch, and a cute little pooch.  During the journey, an enormous shaggy dog is substituted for the pooch.  When the astonished woman claims her baggage, she is told that her dog grew up on the trip.  This is a reproduction in size and layout of the Russian book, which was first published in 1926 to mold the minds of the children of the revolution.  The original Russian text is included. mjw
Title: Baggage
Author: Samuil Marshak
Illustrator
: Vladimir Lebedev
Publisher
: The Museum of Modern Art
Copyright
: 2012
Original language
: Russian
Translator
: Jamey Gambrell
Original title
: Bagazh
Original publisher
: Raduga
Original copyright
: 1926
ISBN
: 978-0-87070-842-8
Hardcover pages
: 12
Age range
: 6 up
Genre
: Picture book
Book setting
: Russia
Author’s residence
: Russia
Illustrator’s residence
: Russia
Subjects
: Dogs, Eastern Europe, Europe, Luggage, Railroad travel

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s