The Story of Babushka by Catherine Flores @StoryofBabushka @AuthorFlores @ACLCreative_ @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours 


The Story of Babushka by Catherine Flores

Hardback published 29th July 2020 ACL Creative Studio

A beautifully illustrated book, with a magnificent story that children and tweens will love.


Babushka wants to find out the meaning of life so she sends her bodies out of the forest and into the world to search for answers. 


WHAT IS A BABUSHKA?


The babushka doll, also known as a matryoshka or Russian nesting doll, is a traditional Russian toy first made over 100 years ago. The doll has come to symbolise Russian folk culture, as well as the complex and beautiful layers of women. There are some babushka dolls with as many as fifty dolls nested inside. This is the story of one very special babushka doll and her five bodies. There was the outermost body, Antonia. She was pure beauty. Everyone who saw her admired her good looks. Beneath that body of beauty hid Loretta, who was richly adorned. She wore gold ornaments, and her green robe was decorated with many different gems that glittered like the ocean on a sunny day. Hidden within the rich body was Paula, the body that held all Babushka’s talents. Whatever Paula did, she was sure to succeed. She knew how to work and always did so with joy and determination. Within the talented body was Viola, the body of wisdom. Viola knew a lot about the world and learned very quickly. She was always full of brilliant ideas and had clever solutions for every problem. The last body, the smallest of all, was Mary, the embodiment of love. Mary had a warm and compassionate heart and was very helpful. She could dry tears and mend broken hearts. Together, these bodies formed the complete Babushka.

Reading this book, you will learn about:

– The value of friendship and love.

– That financial wealth alone cannot make someone happy.

– Not to judge outer appearance.

– To recognize a person’s value and much more

My review

The Story of Babushka, is absolutely a very beautiful story with the most gorgeous illustrations I have ever seen. The book has made me want my own wooden Russian Nesting Doll. This story takes us through all the names inside each of the five Russian Dolls. The Story of Babushka is a lovely story that takes us through Babushka’s story through the forest and the people she meets. The story is divided into titles with a few pages at the time. Each page has the most joyful, beautiful illustrations to match the theme of each section of the story. Everyone is talking about this great book because it is really very unusual and extremely a pretty enjoyable book.

I very highly recommend reading and buying this hardback book as it will be most enjoyable for children, and adults too. This is one special book that will look so pretty on anyone’s book shelf.

I do hope everyone enjoys The Story of Babushka as much as what I have.

You can see how pretty this book is with all the illustrations below.

I would like to thank Kelly at love books tours for arranging for me to be sent this beautiful book and for inviting me to be part of the blog tour today.

 

  




Reading this book, you will learn about:


– The value of friendship and love.

– That financial wealth alone cannot make someone happy.

– Not to judge outer appearance.

– To recognize a person’s value and much more


Since quitting her full-time job at a branding communication agency in Zurich, Catherine has gone on to become a successful freelance designer and a children’s author. She spends most of her time on the small island of Madeira with her family, spending her time growing vegetables in her garden and working for clients from around the world.

She is currently working on the follow up to the 2020 release of “The Story Of Babushka”
Social Media:
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Author: http://www.instagram.com/JourneytoFantastic

Book: http://www.instagram.com/StoryofBabushka
Twitter:

Author: http://www.twitter.com/AuthorFlores
Facebook:

Book: http://www.facebook.com/TheStoryofBabushka
Website:

Author: http://www.catherineflores.ch

Book: http://www.TheStoryofBabushka.com

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