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Shlemazel and the Remarkable Spoon of Pohost
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Lazy Shlemazel is convinced he has no luck. But Moshke the tinker promises him that his luck will change if he sets to work using the amazing, remarkable spoon of Pohost.” Shlemazel gets busytilling the poretz’s field, helping the miller, and baking cakes with pretty Chaya Massel. Although luck” remains elusive, what Shlemazel does find is even better.
Lively Chagall-like illustrations capture the spirit of this traditional Jewish tale, a funny and thought-provoking look at how we make our own luck. Author’s note, glossary.
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A retelling of an Eastern European tale in which Shlemazel, the laziest man in town, is tricked into believing that the lucky spoon given to him by a neighbor will bring him fortune and fame, if it is used in the right way.
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