The firebird

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|The Firebird is a charming fairy tale about the | | |
|adventures of young prince Ivan and his search for | ||
|the most beautiful bird in the world: The Firebird. | | |

| |Prince Ivan and his sister Katooshka lived with their father, the Tsar, in a | |[pic] |
| |castle in Russia. | ||
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| |Of the two children, the Tsar preferred the daughter as she seemed to be more | | |
| |hard working than the son, but really it was the other way around, only| | |
| |Katooshka was very sneaky. | | |

|The children had to care for the Tsar's greatest treasure, a tree with apples | |[pic] |
|made out of gold. But one day it was discovered that agolden apple was missing | | |
|from the tree. The next night another one was stolen. The next night the Tsar | | |
|told Ivan and Katooshka to stay awake in the garden and find out who was | | |
|stealing the golden apples.| | |

|Katooshka didn't even try and stay awake, she just left it up to Ivan to do | |[pic] |
|everything again. After a while Ivan saw the most beautiful thing he had ever | | |
|seen. It was theFirebird. He ran after the Firebird, but got there just too | | |
|late, although he did catch the Firebird's tail, and one of the beautiful | | |
|feathers came out in his hand. | | |

|Inthe morning, Katooshka shouted at Ivan for letting the robber get away. When | |[pic] |
|the Tsar came to speak to them, she also said that Ivan has been very lazy and | | |
|hadn't done anything, so it was his fault that the Firebird had got away! The | ||
|Tsar was very angry but he was amazed at the beauty of the feather. He sent his | | |
|son away to catch the Firebird. He was not to return until he had caught the | | |
|splendid bird. A long journey began. | ||

|First Ivan reached a creepy forest where he had to decide whether to go forward | |[pic] |
|and be eaten by a wolf or go back and be a failure. Ivan was determined to find | | |
|the Firebird and prove to his father that he wasn't useless. So he entered the | |...
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