It could always be worse: a Yiddish folk tale

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1990 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Unable to stand his overcrowded and noisy home any longer, a poor man goes to the Rabbi for advice.

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Review: It Could Always Be Worse: A Yiddish Folk Tale

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I loved this book! i thought that it taught such a good lesson, it really could always be worse! The way that the lesson is taught is funny, and fun to read! I think that it was a good folk tale even ... Read full review

Review: It Could Always Be Worse: A Yiddish Folk Tale

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A story about perspective and obedience. A man learns that rings could be worse than he first thought. Read full review

About the author (1990)

Margot Zemach (1931-89) was born in Los Angeles, California. She began illustrating stories by her husband, Harve, in 1959, and their subsequent collaborations led to many enduring children's books, including" The Judge: An Untrue Tale, a Caldecott Honor Book; A Penny a Look," an ALA Notable Book; and "Duffy and the Devil," recipient of the Caldecott Medal.

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