It Happened in Pinsk

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Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1987 - Head - 32 pages
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When Irv Irving, a shoe salesman in Pinsk, loses his head, his practical wife, Irma, creates a makeshift one out of a pillowcase and old socks so that he can search for his own head.

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About the author (1987)

Arthur Yorinks was born in Roslyn, New York on August 21, 1953. As a child, he was exposed to an eclectic assortment of the arts including symphonies and art galleries in New York City, comic books, and 19th-century novels. He has written over 30 children's books including Hey, Al, winner of the 1987 Caldecott award; Louis the Fish, a Reading Rainbow main selection; Bravo Minski; Oh, Brother; and Company's Coming. He has also written opera librettos, ballets, plays and film scripts. He and children's author Maurice Sendak co-founded The Night Kitchen, a new theater company.

Richard Egielski is the Caldecott Medal-winning illustrat

Richard Egielski is the Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator of "Hey, Al" and many other books for children, includingor of "Hey, Al" and many other books for children, including the Tub People series by Pam Conrad. He is also the author the Tub People series by Pam Conrad. He is also the author and illustrator of "Buz" and "Jazper", both "New York Times"and illustrator of "Buz" and "Jazper", both "New York Times" Best Illustrated Books, "Three Magic Balls", and "The Ginge Best Illustrated Books, "Three Magic Balls", and "The Gingerbread Boy". Mr. Egielski lives in Milford, New Jersey, withrbread Boy". Mr. Egielski lives in Milford, New Jersey, with his wife and son. his wife and son.

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