books.google.com - When Irv Irving, a shoe salesman in Pinsk, loses his head, his practical wife, Irma, creates a makeshift one out of a pillowcase and old socks so that he can search for his own head....https://books.google.com/books/about/It_Happened_in_Pinsk.html?id=K4_IAAAACAAJ&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareIt Happened in Pinsk
Arthur Yorinks was born in Roslyn, New York on August 21, 1953. His first children's book, Sid and Sol, was published in 1977. He has written over 30 children's books including Louis the Fish, It Happened in Pinsk, Company's Coming, Christmas in July, Whitefish Will Rides Again!, The Miami Giant, and Tomatoes from Mars. Hey, Al, illustrated by Richard Egielski, won the 1987 Caldecott award. He has also written opera librettos, ballets, plays and film scripts.