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Joseph Had a Little OvercoatJoseph Had a Little Overcoat

Author: Simms Taback
Illustrator: Simms Taback
Publisher: Viking Children's Books
Date: 1999
Awards: ALA Notable Children's Book, Caldecott Honor book (2000)
Ages: 4-8
Topics: coat, clothing, dress, Jewish culture, folktales
Summary: A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments.The story is based on a Yiddish song.

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