About the Book
"Vasilisa the Beautiful" is a Russian folk tale collected by Alexander Afanasyev in a collection of Russian Folk Tales. Vasilisa, is an innocent, young girl who's journey leads her to discovering her own strength and independence. In this story full with magic, Vasilisa jourey goes from the comforts of her home to the dark, scary forest where she has to serve an old witch in order to save herself. She does this with the help of a wooden doll given to her by her late mother.