The Resource A big quiet house : a Yiddish folktale from Eastern Europe, (ebook)

A big quiet house : a Yiddish folktale from Eastern Europe, (ebook)

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A big quiet house : a Yiddish folktale from Eastern Europe
Title
A big quiet house
Title remainder
a Yiddish folktale from Eastern Europe
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Language
eng
Summary
This story opens with "There once was a man whose house was very small," and it continues, "It was cluttered with things from wall to wall." With a tiny, cluttered house, giggling children, and a snoring wife, the poor man can't get a good night's sleep. If only, he thinks, I had a big quiet house! He throws off his covers and goes to visit the wise old woman at the edge of the village. Surely she can help him solve his problem. And she does, but not without giving him some very unusual advice. "Bring a chicken into your house," she suggests. And when that doesn't work, she has him add a goat, a horse, a cow, and even a sheep. The ending of the story proves, as so many ancient folktales do, that quite often, nonsense makes the best sense of all. Susan Greenstein's bold illustrations-white pencil on black surface with watercolor - carry the reader through the warm interiors and peaceful nights of the shtetls of Eastern Europe
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Forest, Heather
Dewey number
  • 398.2/089924
  • E
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Jews
  • Folklore
  • Jews
  • Folklore
  • Animals
  • Electronic books
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juvenile
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A big quiet house : a Yiddish folktale from Eastern Europe, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781684440207
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12218113
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12218113
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MWT12218113
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A big quiet house : a Yiddish folktale from Eastern Europe, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781684440207
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12218113
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12218113
System control number
MWT12218113
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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