Shlemiel Crooks

Shlemiel Crooks

4.35 (14 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?


In the middle of the night on a Thursday, two crooks--onions should grow in their navels--drove their horse and wagon to the saloon of Reb Elias Olschwanger, at the corner of 14th and Carr streets in St. Louis. This didn't happen yesterday. It was 1919. So begins Anna Olswanger's imaginative and charming folktale based on the Yiddish community of her grandparents in the early 20th century. In original and engaging storytelling, Shlemiel Crooks brings to life the theft (and recovery) of the community's passover wine, and gives readers of all ages and of whatever religious persuasion a close look at the customs and speech patterns of a significant immigrant more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 221 x 266.7 x 12.7mm | 430.92g
  • JuneBug Books
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 158838165X
  • 9781588381651

Rating details

14 ratings
4.35 out of 5 stars
5 57% (8)
4 29% (4)
3 7% (1)
2 7% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X