Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

[Epub] ↠ Joseph Had a Little Overcoat  Author Simms Taback – Lovelylingeriecompany.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
  • Simms Taback
  • English
  • 10 January 2017
  • 0670878553

About the Author: Simms Taback

Simms Taback born 1932 is an author and illustrator He was born in the Bronx to a Jewish family He is famous for illustrations for many children s books including, the Caldecott Medal winning, There was an Old Lady who Swallowed the Fly and Joseph Had a Little Overcoat, which have earned him many awards and praise in many circles He was also a designer for CBS Records and The New York Times, Simms Taback born 1932 is an author and illustrator He was born in the Bronx to a Jewish family He is famous for illustrations for many children s books including, the Caldecott Medal winning, There was an Old Lady who Swallowed the Fly and Joseph Had a Little Overcoat, which have earned him many awards and praise in many circles He was also a designer for CBS Records and The New York Times, was president of the Illustrators Guild, and taught art at the School of Visual Arts and Syracuse University He lives with his wife in Willows, New York


Joseph Had a Little Overcoat Joseph Had A Little Overcoat, But It Was Full Of Holes Just Like This Book When Joseph S Coat Got Too Old And Shabby, He Made It Into A Jacket But What Did He Make It Into After That And After That As Children Turn The Pages Of This Book, They Can Use The Die Cut Holes To Guess What Joseph Will Be Making Next From His Amazing Overcoat, While They Laugh At The Bold, Cheerful Artwork And Learn That You Can Always Make Something, Even Out Of Nothing

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10 thoughts on “Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

  1. Ronyell says:

    After reading Simms Taback s version of There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, I thought that there would never be another die cut formatted folk song book, but I have just recently read another folk song book called Joseph Had a Little Overcoat Joseph Had a Little Overcoat is a Caldecott Medal award winning book by Simms Taback and it is about how a man named J...

  2. Miriam says:

    Joseph had a little overcoat not sure in what sense an overcoat can be little Joseph appears to be a normal sized man it gets too patched and worn so he cuts it down into a jacket When the jacket gets to frayed he makes it a vest, etc until there is nothing left From his house, Joseph doesn t look excruciatingly poor not sure why he can t buy a new coat I see from the end note that this is a song Maybe had I...

  3. Manybooks says:

    Based on a traditional Yiddish folksong the lyrics and musical score of which are, in fact, featured on the last or rather the second to last page, much appreciated, although I would prefer to have both the English and the Yiddish lyrics included , Simms Taback s Joseph Had a Little Overcoat presents a totally and utterly...

  4. Kathryn says:

    I think this is a great story and really loved the message of making over what is old and worn out into something new and useful And the final message was a good one, too I thought the cut outs were such a clever and fun way to show the updates to the clothing It felt like a rich, warm book and the cultural elements seemed very special I m afraid I am not knowledgeable enough to f...

  5. midnightfaerie says:

    A Caldecott award winner and deservedly so, the pictures alone would probably have done it Unusual illustrations coupled with some cutout pages with pictures of the overcoat behind, it made for an interesti...

  6. Laura says:

    This picture book was inspired by a yiddish folk song It was about how Jospeh s coat was old and worn out but he always made something new out of the material.

  7. Pini says:

    A very cute folktale about a man that always makes the best of everything Great way to teach kids that you can always make SOMETHING out of nothing

  8. A says:

    A colorful, fun filled story based on a Yiddish folksong, about a resourceful man named Joseph, who makes new things out of his old clothes Intended age group 5 8 It was a mistake to read this book with a migraine, since each page in this book is a kaleidoscopic shower of color buttons, scraps of cloth, patterns on clothing, tiny photographs of vegetables and flowers, all on a contrasting dark background Under normal circumstances, however, the story is a delightful fantasy about a man in an A colorful, fun filled story based on a Yiddish folksong, about a resourceful man named Joseph, who makes new things out of his old clothes Intended age group 5 8 It was a mistake to read this book with a migraine, since each page in this book is a kaleidoscopic shower of color buttons, scraps of cloth, patterns on clothing, tiny photographs of vegetables and flowers, all on a contrasting dark background Under normal circumstances, however, the story is a delightful fantasy about a man in an idealized Jewish shtedl, whose overcoat wears out, so he sews it into a jacket The jacket gets frayed, so he makes himself a vest, and so on, until he is left with a mere button, which gets lost Ever resourceful, he writes a book about it, the moral being that you can always make something out of nothing Joseph s colorful surroundings are not only peppered with everyday objects, but also Jewish folk sayings and jokes adding interest for adu...

  9. Tressa says:

    Are your kids a tad materialistic Do they want every toy they see Do they just assume anything they break will be replaced by you Call me a sucker, but I drove to two stores last night looking for a Lego Indiana Jones set so that my son could take one of the 2 tall figures to school and play with a classmate Go ahead, call me a sucker my husband did.Thinking on last night reminded me of Joseph Had a Little Overcoat, a 2000 Caldecott Medal winner by Simms Taback that teaches the virtues of Are your kids a tad materialistic Do they want every toy they see Do they just assume anything they break will be replaced by you Call me a sucker, but I drove to two stores last night looking for a Lego Indiana Jones set so that my son could take one of the 2 tall figures to school and play with a classmate Go ahead, call me a sucker my husband did.Thinking on last night r...

  10. Dolly says:

    A wonderful story that fit right in with the story of about the 3 Rs Reduce, Reuse, Recycle we just read This is a fantastic way to show how one item can be reused again and again until there s nothing left but to make a story or song about it We sang the song at the end together and our oldest made up a song on the spot, she was so inspired by the book This book was selected as one of the books for the January 2017 Caldecott Medal Winners 1998 2002 discussion at the Picture Book Club in t A wonderful story that fit right in with the story of about the 3 Rs Reduce, Reuse, Recycle we just read This is a fantastic way to show how one item can be reused again and again until there s nothing left but to make a story or song about it We sang the song at the end together and our oldest made up a song on the spot, she was so insp...