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Баллада о маленьком буксире

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Language: 
Title in English: 
The ballad of a little tugboat
Author: 
Joseph Brodsky
Illustrator: 
I. Oleynikov
Illustrations: 
Colour
Place of publication: 
St.Petersburg
Country: 
Publisher: 
Azbooka
Year of publication: 
2013
Pages: 
32 p.
Size: 
31x28 cm
ISBN: 
978-5-389-01652-1
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This book is a monologue by Little Tugboat who lives and works in the Leningrad docks. He loves his work very much but although he would very much like to see far lands from where the big ships come, he understands that he cannot. Little Tugboat has to stay in his docks and can never leave… only perhaps when the ‘last swimming’ comes. The illustrations are made with Gouache on paper.
Illustrator Igor Oleynikov says: It was very interesting to illustrate this Brodsky poem for children, where the main hero, the port’s Little Tugboat is full of human feelings and experiences which are the feelings and experiences of the author.