Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories

Isaac Bashevis Singer (Author) Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
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$18.98  $17.46
Publish Date
May 22, 2001
6.42 X 9.18 X 0.69 inches | 0.95 pounds
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About the Author

Isaac Bashevis Singer was one of the last great Yiddish authors and received world acclaim for his rich and haunting novels of Jewish life and folklore. In 1978, he received the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was also the recipient of two National Book Awards and three Newbery Honor Awards. Zlateh the Goat, a 1967 Newbery Honor Book, was his first book for children.

Maurice Sendak's children's books have sold over 30 million copies and have been translated into more than 40 languages. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are and is the creator of such classics as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, Higglety Pigglety Pop!, and Nutshell Library. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Illustration, in 1983 he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, and in 1996 he received a National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, Sendak received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an annual international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.


"Singer and Sendak for all ages -- how simple, how perfect! The first, 'Fool's Paradise, ' and the last, the title story, are masterpieces."--" The Kirkus Reviews""Beautiful stories for children, written by a master."--" The New York Times""Timeless tales with their subtle wisdom and universal appeal. Perfect read -- aloud fare for families."--" Parents' Magazine