Bit by Bit

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Philomel Books, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Zundel the tailor loves his new winter coat--but, bit by bit, he wears it out. Watch Zundel work his magic and turn his coat into a jacket, his jacket into a vest, his vest into a pocket, as it keeps Zundel company through his long and happy life. With its spirited, folksy illustrations, Bit By Bit is a heart-warming tale about the tradition of storytelling.

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User Review  - raizel - LibraryThing

A retelling of the Yiddish song, Joseph Had an Overcoat, this time including milestones in the life of a tailor as he reuses what's left of a coat until there is nothing left but the story of the life ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sharon Medina - Goodreads

The story was about a man who was a poor tailor. Over time, he was able to save his pennies to buy material to make him a new long winter coat. Over time, he wore it out and made him a jacket, vest ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Steve Sanfield is an award-winning author of poetry, folklore, and children's books. He is a professional storyteller.

Susan Gaber has illustrated a number of picture books, including "When Winter Comes, The Stable Where Jesus Was Born, " and "The Very First Thanksgiving Day." She lives with her family in Huntington, New York.

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