Shlemazel and the Remarkable Spoon of Pohost

by Ann Redisch Stampler

Other authorsJacqueline M. Cohen (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 2006

Status

Available

Local notes

398.2 Sta

Barcode

3901

Publication

Clarion Books (2006), Edition: 0, Hardcover, 40 pages

Description

A retelling of an Eastern European tale in which Shlemazel, the laziest man in town, is tricked into believing that the lucky spoon given to him by a neighbor will bring him fortune and fame, if it is used in the right way.

Awards

Sydney Taylor Book Award (Winner — 2007)
National Jewish Book Award (Finalist — Illustrated Children's Book — 2006)

Language

Physical description

40 p.; 9.25 x 0.43 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member kjarthur
This is a great story for kids because it illustrates how a person can make their own luck with hard work.

Can be difficult for kids who are not Jewish since the names can be confusing.

Pages

40

Rating

(6 ratings; 4.2)
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