DO YOU KNOW
how to pronounce Esphyr Slobodkina’s name? The first name sounds like the letter “S” and the word “fear” put together and pronounced “s-FEAR”. Esphyr’s last name sounds like this: “Slow-BOAT-key-nah”. Put them together and say “s-FEAR slow-BOAT-key-nah. Now you’re speaking Russian!
DID YOU KNOW
that we celebrate Esphyr Slobodkina’s birthday on September 22nd? She was born in 1908, 111 years ago.