Something from Nothing (Hardcover)

By Phoebe Gilman

Scholastic Press, 9780590472807, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1993



The blanket Joseph's grandfather made him is transformed into many things as the years go by: a jacket, a vest, a tie, a handkerchief--and finally a button. Gilman's modern adaptation and lively illustrations turn this favorite Jewish tale into a contemporary classic.