Something From Nothing

Phoebe Gilman's children's book is a modern adaptation of a classic Jewish tale.

Phoebe Gilman

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 favourite Jewish tale into a contemporary classic. (From Scholastic Press)