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Shlemiel Crooks

Average rating
4.4 out of 5
Based on 14 Ratings and 14 Reviews

Book Description
Shlemiel Crooks is the story of Reb Elias and the thieves who try to steal his Passover wine. Based on a true story about Anna's great-grandfather Elias Olschwanger, Shlemiel Crooks is an imaginative introduction to the history of Passover, as Pharaoh and a town of Jewish immigrants play tug-of-war with wine made from grapes left over from the Exodus from Egypt. In Yiddish-inflected English, punct... More
Book Information
PublisherJuneBug Books
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
Publication Date05/01/2005
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About Anna Olswanger (Author) : Anna Olswanger wears a number of hats in the book world. In addition to being the author of Shlemiel Crooks, she is the coordinator of the Jewish Children's Book Writers' Conference each fall at the 9... more
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About Paula Goodman Koz (Illustrator) : Paula Goodman Koz is a published illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Paula Goodman Koz include In the Company of Owls and Shlemiel Crooks.
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6/25/2007 Heidi Estrin said: Hear an interview about Shlemiel Crooks with author Anna Olswanger on The Book of Life podcast's April 2006 episode at www.jewishbooks.blogspot.com.
tags: Book of Life Podcast, Koret Award Finalist, Sydney Taylor Honor Book

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