Shlemazel and the Remarkable Spoon of Pohost

Shlemazel and the Remarkable Spoon of Pohost

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4.23 (22 ratings by Goodreads)

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Lazy Shlemazel is convinced he has no luck. But Moshke the tinker promises him that his luck will change if he sets to work using the “amazing, remarkable spoon of Pohost.” Shlemazel gets busy—tilling the poretz’s field, helping the miller, and baking cakes with pretty Chaya Massel. Although “luck” remains elusive, what Shlemazel does find is even better.

Lively Chagall-like illustrations capture the spirit of this traditional Jewish tale, a funny and thought-provoking look at how we make our own luck. Author’s note, glossary.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 235 x 279 x 3mm | 480.81g
  • Clarion Books
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0618369597
  • 9780618369591
  • 3,024,536

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"With its wry twist on the trickster tradition, this story...will be great for storytelling."
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