JOURNEY TO THE BRIGHT KINGDOM

Illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak Holiday House, 1979, Scholastic Teachers Ed., 1980 This adaptation of a Japanese folktale tells the story of Kiyo, and her mother who is blind, and of a courageous journey to the bright kingdom.






THE LITTLE HUMPBACKED HORSE

A Russian Tale Illustrated by Alexander Koshkin Clarion, 1997 In this classic Russian story, simple, happy-go-lucky Ivan is sent on many a perilous adventure until, with the help of a magical little horse, his kindness triumphs over greed. “Listeners will revel in this story of a friendship.” – Starred Review, School Library Journal






VASILISSA THE BEAUTIFUL

A Russian Folk Tale, Illustrated by Alexander Koshkin HarperCollins,1991 Paperback Edition, 1994 “A Russian Cinderella,” this is a story of adventure, magic, and one girl’s triumph over evil “Lively with entertaining incident.” – The Kirkus Review






HE IS RISEN, The Easter Story

Illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak, Holiday House, 1985 An adaptation of the traditional story, simply and faithfully retold.






A CHILD IS BORN, The Christmas Story

Illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak, Holiday House, 1983 A dignified retelling of the events of Christ’s birth. “A striking, elegant book that should provide a rich story experience for the Christmas season.” – Booklist