Bone Button Borscht by Aubrey DavisBone Button Borscht by Aubrey Davis

Bone Button Borscht

byAubrey DavisIllustratorDusan Petricic

Picture Books | September 1, 1998

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On a dark winter's night, a ragged beggar dreams of a warm hearth and a delicious meal --- and sets out to find just that. In this retelling of the classic folk tale ?Stone Soup,? a stranger teaches the poor villagers what can be accomplished with a few buttons and a little cooperation.
For more than 30 years, Aubrey Davis has told stories, performing and conducting workshops across Canada and the United States. His books have received glowing reviews and multiple awards, including the Sydney Taylor Award, the Mr. Christie Award (Silver) and the Canadian Jewish Book Awards Children's Literature Prize. Aubrey lives in ...
Title:Bone Button BorschtFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10.12 × 9 × 0.12 inPublished:September 1, 1998Publisher:Kids Can PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550743260

ISBN - 13:9781550743265

Appropriate for ages: 4


From Our Editors

Children will learn a valuable lesson about kindness and cooperation in the delightful Bone Button Borscht, an updated version of a much-loved story. A beggar seeks food and shelter on a freezing winter evening, but the townspeople ignore him. Quick as a fox, the beggar boasts that he can make delicious soup out of six buttons. The town gathers to watch the 'miracle,' and soon everyone is enjoying the best Bone Button Borscht ever made!

Editorial Reviews

A fresh version of a familiar folk tale-The New York Times Book Review