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  • Published: New York : Philomel Books, c1990.
  • Year Published: 1990
  • Description: [32] p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 550

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0399222294


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The turnip : an old Russian folktale

by Morgan, Pierr.

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Call number: R STORY SHELF E MOR, R Story Shelf E MOR

Additional Details

Youth level.

One of Dedoushka's turnips grows to such an enormous size that the whole family, including the dog, cat, and mouse, is needed to pull it up.

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Variation on an old story

Similar to the stone soup, and the little red hen stories, this folk tail teaches that teamwork is best.


This is an old Russian Folktale that teaches an important lesson about everyone needing to pitch in and help.

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