Beautiful Yetta by Daniel Pinkwater
The Yiddish Chicken

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Synopsis

Yetta, beautiful Yetta, manages to escape from the butcher's shop. But now she is lost in Brooklyn--a strange place filled with rude rats and dangerous buses!

!??????

geVAHLT!

Oh, dear!

But then, brave Yetta saves a small green bird from a sneaky cat, and his friends, the wild parrots of Brooklyn, are very grateful.



¡Muchas gracias, gallina hermosa!

¡mooCHAS grahSEEas, gahYEEna ehrMOsa!

Thank you very much, beautiful chicken!

Has beautiful Yetta found her new home?

Inspired by real events, this multilingual story is a witty, warm, and wonderful read-aloud for any age.

 

About Daniel Pinkwater

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Daniel Pinkwater is the author and sometimes illustrator of more than 80 (and counting) wildly popular books. These books include 5 Novels, The Yggyssey, Lizard Music and Adventures of a Cat-Whiskered Girl. He is also an occasional commentator on National Public Radio's All Things Considered and appears regularly on Weekend Edition Saturday, where he reviews exceptional kids' books with host Scott Simon. Daniel also contributes to Wondertime, and has in the past been spotted on the pages of The New York Times Magazine, OMNI, and many other fine publications. In collaboration with Tony Auth, Daniel wrote an unfortunately short-lived comic strip, NORB, which was critically acclaimed by Jules Feiffer and Chaim Potok, and no one else. (It was really good, though.) Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Pinkwater grew up in Memphis, Chicago and Los Angeles, and studied art at Bard College. He lives in New York.
 
Published May 25, 2010 by Feiwel & Friends. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Comely and organic, Yetta the chicken seems destined for a Jewish family's Sabbath table. But Yetta is also brave and clever, and when the opportunity for escape comes her way, she grabs it. She will

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Comely and organic, Yetta the chicken seems destined for a Jewish family's Sabbath table.

May 24 2010 | Read Full Review of Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish ...

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Highlights from Laura Bush's memoir, Spoken from the Heart (Scribner), which will be released next Tuesday, May 4, include a long, candid discussion of the fatal car crash she was involved in at age 17, "which has haunted her for most of her adult life," the New York Times said.

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