Moscow: Detgiz, 1937. Item #194
 pp.: ill. 24,5x29 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Tears of the extremities. Otherwise very good.
Lithographed edition. Covers and illustrations by Nina Simonovich-Efimova (1877-1948), Russian Soviet artists, who worked in etching and autolithography techniques; one of the creators of the professional puppet theater in Russia.
The Gigantic Turnip is a children’s folktale of Slavic origin. It is a cumulative tale where everyone is trying to get out the turnip which grew up too big. It is included in the Aarne-Thompson classification system (#2044).
Worldcat locates one copy in University of Oxford.