Bone Button Borscht

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Turtleback Books, Oct 1, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When a beggar gets no help from anybody, even at the synagogue, he offers to use the buttons on his coat to make bone button borscht for everyone in the village, in a retelling of an old folktale reset in a small Jewish village.

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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

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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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About the author (2002)

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.

Dusan Petricic is an award-winning children's book designer and illustrator whose books include The Enormous Potato and Earthlings Inside and Out. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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