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1001 Stories Collection

Maschenka and the Bear

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Added on 01st July 2020

Oral tradition Russian folktale

Russia Animals Folk and fairy tales
1001 , Audio , Text

Straying from the path can be dangerous as a young girl finds out in this folktale from Russia.

Story

When lost in the forest Maschenka is taken by a bear who wants her to stay with him. She has to trick the bear in order to escape.

Why we chose it

Maschenka and the Bear was part of The Story Museum original audio stories collection. These stories are particularly suitable for learning to retell.

Where it came from

Maschenka and the Bear is a traditional folk story from Russia.

Where it went next

A Russian animation Masha and the Bear is based on the story.

Added on 01st July 2020

Oral tradition Russian folktale

Russia Animals Folk and fairy tales
1001 , Audio , Text

Story Resources

  • Maschenka and the Bear story text PDF (199.679 KB)
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