Here is a firebird mask to download and make.
The wonderful illustrations in
Masha and the Firebird
are by Anne Wilson
You can visit Anne's website on the following the link
I borrowed two traditional Russian fairytale characters for my story:
The Firebird can be found in the tale The Firebird and also in Prince Ivan.
Baba Yaga - the Russian witch who dwells deep in the forest in a hut usually described as standing on chicken legs.
You will find her in the tale Vasilissa the Beautiful or download the story below
The Eggs of the Elements poem is written in Russian using the Cyrllic script
Winner of the English Association 4-11 Awards 1999 Keystage 2 Fiction
I'm very excited that Sleepless Theatre Company are working on a production of 'Masha and the Firebird. I recently went to watch a rehearsal showcase of the 'Water Egg' scene.
The actors and musicians are also using some amazing puppets.
Can't wait for more!
Do you know what lichen looks like or have you seen moss growing? Ever scratched your arm or leg on the thorns on a tangle of bramble?
All three appear in the story and are associated with the Egg of Earth