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Item details

  • ISBN: 0395726182
  • ISBN: 9780395726181
  • ISBN: 0618894241
  • ISBN: 9780618894246
  • Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, c1996.

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General Note:
Art techniques used: Intricately detailed cut paper collage.
"Photography of cut-paper illustrations by Lee Salsbery" --t.p. verso
Summary, etc.:
A saintly rabbi miraculously brings to life a clay giant who helps him watch over the Jews of sixteenth-century Prague.
Caldecott Medal, 1997; American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1997
Subject: Judah Loew ben Bezalel, ca. 1525-1609 > Legends > Juvenile literature.
Jewish legends.
Golem > Juvenile literature.
Giants > Juvenile literature.
Magic > Juvenile literature.
Life > Juvenile literature.
Death > Juvenile literature.
Discrimination > Juvenile literature.
Segregation > Juvenile literature.
Good and evil > Juvenile literature.
War > Juvenile literature.
Jewish legends > Juvenile literature.
Jews > Czech Republic > Folklore.
Folklore > Czech Republic.
Genre: Folk tales > 1996.
Caldecott Medal Winner > 1997.
Dust jackets (Bindings) > 1996.

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