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Author Schwartz, Howard, 1945- author.
Title Next year in Jerusalem : 3,000 years of Jewish stories / retold by Howard Schwartz ; illustrated by Neil Waldman.
Pub Info New York, New York : Viking, 1996
©1996
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Cotuit Children's Room  J 296.4 SCH     AVAILABLE
Descript 56 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Viking, a division of Penguin Books USA Inc."--Title page verso.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 58).
Contents The bird of happiness -- The mountain that moved -- The language of birds -- How the walls of the Temple were built -- The vampire demon -- The story of Serah, who lived longer than Methuselah -- The princess of light -- Challahs in the ark -- The miracle at King David's tomb -- Rabbi Nachman's chair -- Milk and honey.
Summary Jewish stories set in Jerusalem, adapted from the Talmud and Midrash, Hasidic sources, and oral tradition, with origins in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Spain, Italy, and Greece.
Subject Jewish children's stories.
Jewish legends.
Legends -- Jerusalem.
Aggada -- Juvenile literature.
Hasidim -- Legends.
Jews -- Folklore.
Folklore.
Jews -- Folklore.
Jerusalem -- Juvenile literature.
Jerusalem -- Folklore.
Jerusalem -- Folklore.
Genre Children's stories -- 1996.
Add Author Waldman, Neil, illustrator.
Penguin Books USA, Inc., publisher.
ISBN 0670861103
9780670861101
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