A Magical Journey
Vasilisa and the Queen of Asps, by Svetlana Kovalkova-McKenna, is all that a children's story should be. Creative, imaginative, and entertaining, Svetlana takes you on a journey into a fantasy world that you may never want to leave.
Vasilisa is a young woman intent on saving her father's life. Her love for him sends her in search of the Queen of Asps and her Brew of Life. Along the way, Vasilisa meets a troll, a talking eagle, and an old witch. Some want to help her, others want to stop her from getting to the Queen. The challenge for Vasilisa is in determining which is which.
Vasilisa's strong love for her father keeps her persevering through the all the difficulties thrown at her along the way. Her courage and persistence are rewarded in the end. Vasilisa gets the Brew of Life, her prince, and lives happily ever after.
(reviewed the day of purchase)