Something from Nothing

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Scholastic, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 27 pages
31 Reviews
When Joseph's cherished baby blanket becomes old and tattered, his grandfather transforms the blanket into a wonderful jacket-and then into a vest, a tie, a handkerchief, and a button. When the button is lost, Joseph realizes that even his grandfather can't make something from nothing. But Joseph can-he immortalizes the blanket in this warm and loving adaptation of a Jewish folk tale. Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc.

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User Review  - Mj - Goodreads

Something from Nothing, written and illustrated by Phoebe Gilman is one of my all time favourite children's books. I have given many as gifts to nieces and nephews and friends' children. In 1993 it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marina - Goodreads

This is a retelling Jewish folktale which presents a little boy who has a favorite blanket and his mother tells him that it is getting old and rugged and that it was time to get rid of it. Joseph ... Read full review

About the author (1992)

Phoebe Gilman is one of North America s best loved author/illustrators and is the winner of numerous honors, including the Vicky Metcalf and Ruth Schwartz awards. The author and illustrator of Something from Nothing, The Balloon Tree was her rst book, and it is an enduring favorite with her fans.

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