This 5-piece nesting doll illustrates the Russian tale of Emelya and the Magic Pike, sometimes called The Will of the Pike. In the story, lazy Emelya catches a magical fish that grants him infinite wishes in return for his release. Emelya lets the fish go and has many adventures before finally becoming a king. This doll is designed and painted by St. Petersburg artist Irina Kummer, whose beautiful detail and vibrant palette are sure to please. She paints a number of best-selling fairy tales dolls for Golden Cockerel, including the Firebird, and Silver Hoof. Story included.