Synopses & Reviews
Thirty-six stories by the Nobel Prize winner, including some of his most famous such as "Zlateh the Goat," "Mazel and Shlimazel," and "The Fools of Chelm and the Stupid Carp." Stories for Children
is a 1984 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year.
"This superb collection of stories by Singer brings together both old favorites and tales less familiar to American children...Singer writes with wit and imagination; his tales glow with color, wisdom and a deep appreciation of God and the natural world. . .Perfect for reading aloud or for snuggling up with." --Starred, School Library Journal
About the Author
Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-91) was the author of many novels, stories, and childrens books. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.