Bone Button Borscht

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Turtleback Books, Oct 1, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When a beggar gets no help from anybody, even at the synagogue, he offers to use the buttons on his coat to make bone button borscht for everyone in the village, in a retelling of an old folktale reset in a small Jewish village.

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User Review  - JocelynNixon - LibraryThing

A little beggar arrives in a poor village and with his magic bone buttons brings the town to witness the making of Bone Button Borscht. This is a beautifully done picture book. The pictures, though ... Read full review

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User Review  - mcivalleri - LibraryThing

This book provides a lesson, within a story. The lesson is that by sharing, everyone gains. That's a good lesson to learn. The picturtes have a mysterious look to them, which adds to the flavour of ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

For more than 30 years, Aubrey Davis has told stories, performing and conducting workshops across Canada and the United States. His books have received glowing reviews and multiple awards, including the Sydney Taylor Award, the Mr. Christie Award (Silver) and the Canadian Jewish Book Awards Children's Literature Prize. Aubrey lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Dusan Petricic is an award-winning children's book designer and illustrator whose books include The Enormous Potato and Earthlings Inside and Out. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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