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The Angel's Mistake: Stories of Chelm
A gem of a legend from Jewish loreThere's never been another town like Chelm, where the people wore their hats upside down to keep them dry when it rained and went barefoot in the snow so their shoes would not get wet. Here is an irresistibly funny picture book about the famous town where only fools lived.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published April 1st 1997 by Greenwillow Books
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Francine Prose is the author of twenty works of fiction. Her novel A Changed Man won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and Blue Angel was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her most recent works of nonfiction include the highly acclaimed Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife, and the New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer. The recipient of numerous grants and honors, including ...more