Something from Nothing

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Scholastic, Incorporated, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 27 pages
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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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User Review  - margaritamunoz14 - LibraryThing

A grandfather makes his grandson a jacket and from there he keeps ripping apart and making it into new things. This is amazing to see because he makes him so many different things from it. Read full review

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User Review  - MelissaKlatt - LibraryThing

Joseph receives a blanket from his grandfather when he is a baby and keeps it. Over the years the blanket gets smaller and smaller as it goes through many years of love. Joseph finds different things ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

by Phoebe Gilman and illustrated by Phoebe Gilman

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