Kipnis, Levin; Illustrated by Isa

Published by New York: Matones`, 1961
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(FT) Cloth, 8vo, 160 pages , illustrated, in Yiddish. Levin Kipnis (1894 -1990) was a children's author and poet who wrote mainly in Hebrew and Yiddish. He won the Israel prize in 1978. He decided to become a writer at the age of 13, after seeing the Hebrew children's magazine "Haprachim" ("the flowers") . In his attic, he wrote, illustrated and produced his own magazine. Kipnis's writing is characterized by a light and happy style, devoid of pathos, yet rich and aesthetic. His collections in Hebrew encompass about 800 stories and 600 poems. He also wrote children's books in Yiddish. (wikipedia.com 2012) SUBJECT(S) : Yiddish --- children ---- fiction. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (Bar Ilan U, National Library of Israel, National Yiddish Book Center) . Slight edgewear to cover, Very good condition (YIDCHI-5-13) YID1, childrens1, MEA. Bookseller Inventory # 29700

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Publisher: New York: Matones`

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hardcover

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