Bone Button Borscht

Front Cover
Kids Can Press, Sep 1, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
3 Reviews
On a dark winter's night, a ragged beggar dreams of a warm hearth and a delicious meal -- and sets out to find just that. In this retelling of the classic folk tale "Stone Soup," a stranger teaches the poor villagers what can be accomplished with a few buttons and a little cooperation.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - JocelynNixon - LibraryThing

A little beggar arrives in a poor village and with his magic bone buttons brings the town to witness the making of Bone Button Borscht. This is a beautifully done picture book. The pictures, though ... Read full review

Review: Bone Button Borscht

User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

A great retelling of the folk story motif of stone soup. Davis, the storyteller, who wrote this verison has done well at presenting the story in a warm way and uses a cold snowy night for the warmth ... Read full review

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1996)

For more than 30 years, Aubrey Davis has told stories, performing and conducting workshops across Canada and the United States. His books have received glowing reviews and multiple awards, including the Sydney Taylor Award, the Mr. Christie Award (Silver) and the Canadian Jewish Book Awards Children's Literature Prize. Aubrey lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Du?an Petri?i? is an award-winning children's book designer and illustrator whose books include The Enormous Potato and Lickety-Split. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Bibliographic information