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

User Review  - Jana - Goodreads

This is a great book to read to help put your problems in perspective. The illustrations are great, because it's fun to look at what each family member is doing as the conditions in the hut grow more ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Ms.Vee - Goodreads

Read Aloud Fables and Stories, a Yiddish Folktale. AD 650L I choose this book by Margot Zemach for my folktale read aloud. It is a test rich story with a good deal of new vocabulary to introduce to my ... 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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