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Something from nothing

Phoebe Gilman

Something from nothing

adapted from a Jewish folktale

by Phoebe Gilman

  • 113 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by North Winds Press in Richmond Hill, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.

  • About the Edition

    In this retelling of a traditional Jewish folktale, Joseph"s baby blanket is transformed into ever smaller items as he grows until there is nothing left--but then Joseph has an idea.

    Edition Notes

    For children.

    StatementPhoebe Gilman.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15354380M
    ISBN 10059073802X
    LC Control Number91095295

    Endorsements. Michael W. Klein's novel Something for Nothing is a fun romp through the life of a young, aspiring academic as he struggles to find his way in the world. It is often amusing, sometimes edifying, and always entertaining. N. Gregory Mankiw. Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics, Harvard University, and author of Principles of Economics. But when Joseph loses the final item, even Grandfather can't make something from nothing. But maybe Joseph can? Based on the Yiddish folktale "Joseph's overcoat," Phoebe Gilman's gorgeous artwork charts the transformation of the blanket and the progress of Joseph's family through the years, subtly teaching young readers about a lost way of life.

    Lord, we pray that each of us can be recreated by faith in this truth, that you can make something from nothing, that your word has creative power, and that it can reanimate new life into that which is dead, and that it can reanimate our hearts and minds. Something from Nothing by Phoebe Gilman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Something+from+nothing by Gilman - AbeBooks Passion for books.

    Something From Nothing: The History of Historian Richard Parker. • Richard Parker is this week's guest on Something from Nothing. His love of history led to publishing a book about. A neatly planned sequence of frames across many lower pages shows a mouse family likewise using scraps falling through cracks in the floor above to make something from almost nothing. A charming language pattern establishes Grandfather's role as tailor.


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The children's book Something from Nothing is an wonderfully illustrated Jewish folk tale about a little boy and his tailor grandfather. Starting with a baby blanket the grandfather fashioned, this expert tailor truns it into a coat, then a tie, then a hankie and finally into a by:   "Something from Nothing" is a story about a boy named Joseph who receives a hand-made blanket from his grandfather when he is just a baby.

He then grows older and his mother realizes that his blanket is very used and should be thrown out/5. The children's book Something from Nothing is an wonderfully illustrated Jewish folk tale about a little boy and his tailor grandfather. Starting with a baby blanket the grandfather fashioned, this expert tailor truns it into a coat, then a tie, then a hankie and finally into a button/5().

Something from Nothing. The blanket Joseph's grandfather made him is transformed into many things as the years go by: a jacket, a vest, a tie, a handkerchief, and finally a button. Gilman's modern adaptation and lively illustrations turn this favorite Jewish tale into a contemporary classic.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.4/4(8). In this retelling of a traditional Jewish folktake, Joseph's baby blanket is transformed into ever smaller items as he grows until there is nothing left--but Joseph has an idea. You can also read a copy of 'Something from Nothing' by going to the International Children's Digital Library, a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.

Pheobe Gilman was the beloved creator of the Jillian Jiggs series as well as the award-winning Something From Nothing, The Gypsy Princess, Pirate Pearl, Little Blue Ben, The Balloon Tree, and Grandma and the Pirates. She passed away in Customers who bought this item also bought these digital items Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of /5().

Something from Nothing Ever since our father Abraham first recognized the Creator and established a personal relationship with Him, his descendants have been in conflict with the rest of the world. This discord has assumed a wide variety of formats throughout : Yaakov Brawer.

And according to the lovely and knowledgeable Melissa of Mel’s Desk there are several others that I will hunt down as soon as our catalog is back online (Oi vey, don’t ask.

So far, however, I like Something for Nothing I was in library school, a classmate of mine presented this flannel board in our early literacy class, and I plotzed, because my grandmother used to sing this song.

Lesson Description. Students make a choice between a cookie and an ice cream cone and state the oppor- tunity cost of their decisions. They then listen to the story Something from Nothing and identify all the items Grandpa makes his grandson Joseph, beginning with a blanket.

Something from Nothing. When Joseph was a baby, his grandfather made him a shimmering blue blanket adorned with the moon and stars. As the boy grows and the blanket wears out, the old tailor. Phoebe Gilman’s “Something from Nothing” is definitely in my top five all-time favorite children’s stories.

You might know Ms. Gilman from her wonderful rhyming “Jillian Jiggs” or her sweet “The Balloon Tree.” “Something from Nothing” is another picture book treasure.

PHOEBE GILMAN is one of Canada's best-selling author-illustrators. Her books include the Jillian Jiggs series, The Balloon Tree, The Gypsy Princess and the award-winning Something from Nothing.

Published posthumously, Jillian Jiggs and the Great Big Snow and her final book, The Blue Hippopotamus, illustrated by Joanne Fitzgerald, are w.

Recently, I have started a storytime at Indigo Books for children birth to six years old. Our first story together was Something from Nothing by Phoebe Gilman. For those of you who arent' familiar with the story it's the retelling of a Jewish folktale.

A multimedia storybook project for ED by Katy Scott and Alicia Peckford. ~DISCLAIMER: No copyright infringement intended. Educational purposes only. "Something From Nothing" (images and text. Something From Nothing (Hardcover) Published January 1st by SCHOLASTIC by: Before the students attempt to “make something out of nothing,” read the book Something From Nothing (see Bibliographical References).

Tell the students that just like in Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge, there are three generations in the book you are reading today. Talk about what a generation is and give examples in their own families. Something From Nothing by Phoebe Gilman This is a set of activities to use when doing a guided reading study of the book.

Included are vocabulary words, retelling the story pages for both the main story and the picture story, and sequencing activities and storyboard pages for both the stories. Something from Nothing Lesson for Grades Students make a choice between a cookie and an ice cream cone and state the opportunity cost of their decisions.

They then listen to the story Something from Nothing and identify all the items Grandpa makes his grandson Joseph, beginning with a blanket. Home > Books and Music > Something From Nothing. Something From Nothing. Written by.

Phoebe Gilman. Illustrated by. Phoebe Gilman Ages: 3 to 4 Years, 4 to 5 Years. Last Sent to Families: October Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. Download Reading Guide. Synopsis. Simplified Chinese edition of "Something from Nothing," a Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award. A retelling of a Jewish folktale of a loving grandpa, a fine tailor, who transformed Joseph's tattered blanket into many things.

In Simplified Chinese. Annotation copyright Tsai Fong Books, Inc. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.4/5(11). Krauss's latest book, A Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather than Nothing, explains the scientific advances that provide insight into how the universe formed.Book-- The Patchwork Quilt by: Valerie Flourney Book -- Something From Nothing by: Phoebe Gilman Crest Symbol sheet Crayons Markers.

Procedures: 1. The teacher will quickly review with the students what they discussed the day before with the story, Something From Nothing. The teacher will then tell the students that he/she has another story.