Ekaterina and the Firebird

Wishing you the best in 2014 from Anna+Elena! This illustration accompanies a new short story by Abra Staffin-Wiebe, titled "Ekaterina and the Firebird".The full story was published at on January 1st! Mineappolis writer Abra Staffin-Wiebe brings us a new take on an old Russian fairy tale: the quest for a blessing from the elusive firebird. In this iteration, young Ekaterina celebrates her fourteenth birthday, and a rare firebird sighting sets in motion a chain of events that will change her life forever.



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