Something from Nothing
The blanket Joseph's grandfather made him is transformed into many things as the years go by: a jacket, a vest, a tie, a handkerchief--and finally a button. Gilman's modern adaptation and lively illustrations turn this favorite Jewish tale into a contemporary classic.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - raizel - LibraryThing
Yet another retelling of the Yiddish song, "Joseph Had an Overcoat." Lots of repetition make it a good story-time story. The illustrations show what shtetl life was like for a Jewish family. At the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - may_tay_kay - LibraryThing
I liked the book "Something from Nothing" by Phoebe Gilman. I believe that the illustrations and the plot contribute to this book. Th illustrations in this book are very unique. At the bottom of ... Read full review