Hedgehog in the Fog [Available in English & Russian]
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Sergei Kozlov & Yuri Norstein, with illustrations by Francesca Yarbusova
English version translated by Luba Golburt
Ostensibly a children's book, this beautifully illustrated story is based on Francesca Yarbusova's sketches to the award-winning animated film directed by Yuri Norstein, Hedgehog in the Fog, which is beloved by an international audience of children and adults of all ages. This story is about the adventures of the philosophical little Hedgehog on his way to meet with his friend Bear. Along the way Hedgehog enters into a mysterious fog in which he encounters a horse, a dog, an owl, and a fish. The book is based on Francesca Yarbusova’s sketches to the award-winning animated film directed by Yuri Norstein. In 2003, an international film jury in Tokyo declared Hedgehog in the Fog to be the best animated film of all time.
Rovakada Publishing, 2016, softcover, 48 pages.