Stories for Children

Stories for Children

by Isaac Bashevis Singer
     
 

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Thirty-six stories by the Nobel Prize winner, including some of his most famous such as "Zlateh the Goat," "Mazel and Shlimazel," and "The Fools of Chelm and the Stupid Carp."

Stories for Children is a 1984 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year.

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Overview

Thirty-six stories by the Nobel Prize winner, including some of his most famous such as "Zlateh the Goat," "Mazel and Shlimazel," and "The Fools of Chelm and the Stupid Carp."

Stories for Children is a 1984 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year.

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“This superb collection of stories by Singer brings together both old favorites and tales less familiar to American children...Singer writes with wit and imagination; his tales glow with color, wisdom and a deep appreciation of God and the natural world. . .Perfect for reading aloud or for snuggling up with.” —Starred, School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780374464899
Publisher:
Square Fish
Publication date:
10/28/1985
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
384,850
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.96(d)
Lexile:
910L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–91) was the author of many novels, stories, and children's books. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 14, 1904
Date of Death:
July 24, 1991
Place of Birth:
Radzymin, Poland
Place of Death:
Surfside, Florida
Education:
Attended Tachkemoni Rabbinical Seminary in Warsaw, Poland, 1920-27

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