- When Kuni met her at Compostella she was a sickly little girl about two years old, with an unnaturally large head and thin, withered legs, who seemed to be mute because she used her mouth only to eat and to make a movement of the lips which sounded like " Baba." - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- Do let us have trifle and sausages for supper, and let Baba stop up for it. - "The School by the Sea", Angela Brazil.
- The Baba Yaga gave him food and drink, and bade him set about his business. - "The Red Fairy Book", Various.