The Resource It could always be worse : a Yiddish folk tale, retold and with pictures by Margot Zemach

It could always be worse : a Yiddish folk tale, retold and with pictures by Margot Zemach

Label
It could always be worse : a Yiddish folk tale
Title
It could always be worse
Title remainder
a Yiddish folk tale
Statement of responsibility
retold and with pictures by Margot Zemach
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unable to stand his overcrowded and noisy home any longer, a poor man goes to the Rabbi for advice. A Yiddish version of an old tale with colorful, humorous illustrations. Annotation. Once upon a time a poor unfortunate man lived with his mother, his wife, and his six children in a one-room hut. Because they were so crowded, the children often fought and the man and his wife argued. When the poor man was unable to stand it any longer, he ran to the Rabbi for help. As he follows the Rabbi's unlikely advice, the poor man's life goes from bad to worse, with increasingly uproarious results. In his little hut, silly calamity follows foolish catastrophe, all memorably depicted in full-color illustrations that are both funnier and lovelier than any this distinguished artist has done in the past
Awards note
Caldecott Honor Book, 1978.
Cataloging source
DLC
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Zemach, Margot
Dewey number
398.2/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ8.1.Z4
  • .Z4 It
LC item number
It
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Jews
  • Folklore
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Folklore
Target audience
juvenile
Label
It could always be worse : a Yiddish folk tale, retold and with pictures by Margot Zemach
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Instantiates
Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource ([32] pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035913193
Label
It could always be worse : a Yiddish folk tale, retold and with pictures by Margot Zemach
Link
Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource ([32] pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035913193

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