Something from Nothing

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Scholastic, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 27 pages
24 Reviews
When Joseph's cherished baby blanket becomes old and tattered, his grandfather transforms the blanket into a wonderful jacket-and then into a vest, a tie, a handkerchief, and a button. When the button is lost, Joseph realizes that even his grandfather can't make something from nothing. But Joseph can-he immortalizes the blanket in this warm and loving adaptation of a Jewish folk tale. Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc.

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User Review  - Margie - Goodreads

A retelling of a Jewish folktale with wonderful illustrations which give the reader a look at and feel for a small village, probably somewhere in Europe. No matter how small something appears to be it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandy Brehl - Goodreads

One of the richest resources available for all the reasons tagged. the wordless parallel story and the embedded rhyming patterns, circle story, and character traits all offer mentor-text uses for ANY ... Read full review

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Phoebe Gilman is one of North America s best loved author/illustrators and is the winner of numerous honors, including the Vicky Metcalf and Ruth Schwartz awards. The author and illustrator of Something from Nothing, The Balloon Tree was her rst book, and it is an enduring favorite with her fans.

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