The Resource Joseph had a little overcoat, by Simms Taback

Joseph had a little overcoat, by Simms Taback

Label
Joseph had a little overcoat
Title
Joseph had a little overcoat
Statement of responsibility
by Simms Taback
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • yid
  • eng
Summary
A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments until nothing remains
Related
Member of
Summary
A Jewish man, living in Poland, has a very old overcoat which he recycles several times into a variety of garments
Storyline
Tone
Character
Illustration
Award
  • Caldecott Medal, 2000.
  • National Jewish Book Award, 1999.
Awards note
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2000.
  • Caldecott Medal, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
105341
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taback, Simms
Dewey number
  • 398.2
  • E
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
no index present
Interest level
LG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
330
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 3
PerformerNote
Performed by Simms Taback with members of the Klezmatics
Reading level
1.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
PJ Library
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Toy and movable books
  • Coats
  • Folklore
  • Jews
  • Jews, European
  • Folklore
  • Jews
  • Coats
  • Toy and movable books
  • Clothing and dress
  • Coats
  • Coats
  • Folklore
  • Jews
  • Toy and movable books
  • Europe, Eastern
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Joseph had a little overcoat, by Simms Taback
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on " ... a Yiddish folk song ..."
  • "With new illustrations"--Preliminary page
  • Art techniques used: A bold and humorous combination of watercolor, gouache, pencil, ink and collage
  • "Many years ago, I adapted the song to make a book and I called it Joseph Had a Little Overcoat. ... I am particularly happy to be publishing this newly illustrated version of Joseph."--Author's letter to readers, p. [33]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm40159006
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
34 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780670878550
Lccn
98047721
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)40159006
Label
Joseph had a little overcoat, by Simms Taback
Publication
Note
  • Based on " ... a Yiddish folk song ..."
  • "With new illustrations"--Preliminary page
  • Art techniques used: A bold and humorous combination of watercolor, gouache, pencil, ink and collage
  • "Many years ago, I adapted the song to make a book and I called it Joseph Had a Little Overcoat. ... I am particularly happy to be publishing this newly illustrated version of Joseph."--Author's letter to readers, p. [33]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm40159006
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
34 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780670878550
Lccn
98047721
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)40159006

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