Yiddish Wisdom for Parents

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<STRONG> About the Autho: Kristina Swarner is the illustrator of a previous volume of proverbs, Yiddish Wisdom. She lives in Chicago. Rae Meltzer was born in Mogilev, Russia ... (now Belarus), where Yiddish was her first language. She teaches Yiddish language and literature, and has worked extensively with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. She lives in Maryland. <P> Product Description: This beautifully illustrated volume collects more than 100 folk sayings from the Old Country--in Yiddish and English--celebrating the bond between parent and child. An intimate treasury of enduring advice and observation, <p> Yiddish Wisdom for Parents encompasses the joys, and trials, of raising and loving children in proverbs poignant (A child's wisdom is also wisdom/A kind's khokhme iz oykhet khokhme), practical (First learn, then teach/Ersht lern zikh, un dan lernen ondere), and whimsical (Goofy goose, goofy goslings/Fardreyte gandz, fardreyte gendzl). With charming watercolors by Kristina Swarner illuminating the proverbs, this warm and witty book is the perfect gift for Passover, showers, Chanukah, or any special occasion.</STRONG> Read more Show Less

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Translation of proverbs and sayings
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  • ISBN-13: 9780811831017
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 2/28/2001
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 1.00 (w) x 1.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Kristina Swarner is a Chicago-based artist whose illustrations have appeared in Utne Reader and Sassy, among other publications. This is her first book.

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