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Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories

Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories

by Isaac Bashevis Singer Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

First published in 1966, this Newbery Honor Book includes seven folktales of Chelm, a village of fools, and illustrations by the noted illustrator, Maurice Sendak.

"A delightful and distinguished book of seven tales from middle European folklore by the winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize for Literature ." — Booklist

1967 Newbery Honor Book
Notable Children's Books of 1940- 1970 (ALA)
1966 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
"Best of the Best" Children's Books 1966- 1978 (SLJ)
Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1966 (NYT)
Children's Books of 1966 (Library of Congress)
Children's Books of the Year 1966 (CSA)

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Rebound by Sagebrush
Number of Pages
Comedy and Humor, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

Isaac Bashevis Singer The most widely known and possibly the last of the great Yiddish-language novelists and short-story writers, Isaac Bashevis Singer, emigrated to the United States in 1935 and in 1978 won the Nobel Prize for literature.
Maurice Sendak

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