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The Three Fat Frogs

    "But that's a whole 'nother story." (c)

These are edited illustrations of "The Three Fat Men", a revolutionary fairy tale by Yuri Olesha (1924).
As someone said, "It's funny, if somewhat scary, how when you're a kid you don't really see even explicit political propaganda in your favorite books."


The Three Frogs -- The Three Fat Men
Franz Bonaparta -- Dr. Gaspar
Johan/Anna -- Tutti/Suok/the doll
Red Hindenburg -- The Balloon Seller
The Magnificent Steiner -- Prospero the Gunsmith
Roberto -- The officer at the Star Square

Illustrators: M. Dobuzhinsky, L. Vladimirsky, V. Goryaev. (originals)