Something from Nothing

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Scholastic, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 27 pages
44 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  - Lauren Bauer - Goodreads

I'm looking at books to buy for my boyfriend's nieces and found this on a list of popular books for 1st and 2nd graders. I loved this book when I was in school and had completely forgotten about it until now. Read full review

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User Review  - Kindee Porter - Goodreads

This lovable book is about Joseph's grandfather making him a blanket that becomes worn, but Joseph knows his grandfather, a tailor, can fix it. And so he does, again and again, creating different ... Read full review

About the author (1992)

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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