Bone Button Borscht

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Kids Can Press, Sep 1, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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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.

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User Review  - Lara - Goodreads

Not only did my daughter (5) love this book, we made the borscht recipe and it was delicious! I think part of its appeal is that it looks so different from other books and the language is mature. It's a favorite. Read full review

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User Review  - Shelly - Goodreads

A re-telling of the folkloric Stone Soup, with an obvious Jewish bent to it, and a book I think everyone should read, or at least the Stone Soup tale to remind themselves 'We are all in this together ... Read full review

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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.

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