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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.

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