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Just Stay Put: A Chelm Story
Disinclined to work and perpetually daydreaming, Mendel leaves his family behind to journey to exciting Warsaw, an adventure that is cut short when a shepherd rearranges the napping Mendel's boots.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 27th 1996 by Groundwood Books
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A very silly man named Mendel who lived in the village of Chelm wanted a change. So he decided he would travel to Warsaw to see the sights of that great city. On the journey, he got tired and decided to take a nap. He took off his boots and pointed them in the direction he was suppose to go so he would remember which way to go when he woke up. While he was sleeping two other travelers moved his boots and they ended up pointing back toward his village. When he arrived back home he thought he was ...more