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The Golem of Prague / story by Irène Cohen-Janca ; art by Maurizio A.C. Quarello ; translated by Brigitte Waisberg.

By: Cohen-Janca, Irène, 1954- [author.].
Contributor(s): Quarello, Maurizio A. C [illustrator.] | Waisberg, Brigitte [translator.] | Cohen-Janca, Irène, 1954-. Frantz e il Golem. English.
Publisher: United States : Annick Press (U.S.) Ltd., [2017]Copyright date: ©2016Description: 51 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781554518883; 1554518881.Uniform titles: Frantz et le Golem. English. Subject(s): Golem -- Juvenile fiction | Rabbis -- Juvenile fiction | Jewish mythology -- Juvenile fiction | Jews -- Folklore | FolkloreGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: E .C678 2016 Summary: "The legend of the Golem dates back to the 1500s when the Jews of Prague were being viciously persecuted. Their spiritual leader, Rabbi Loew, also known as The Maharal of Prague, created a formidable creature out of clay whose mission it was to protect the Jews of the city. This beautiful picture book with its lyrical text and evocative illustrations, retells the story of the Golem through the eyes of a young boy, Frantz. Despite warnings to never enter the attic in the synagogue, Frantz climbs up. There, he is transported back to the time when the Golem was created, and eventually destroyed."--Amazon.com.
List(s) this item appears in: PYP G3 - Storytelling
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"Originally published in Italian under title: Frantz e il Golem. Translated from the French edition: Frantz et le Golem."--Page facing title page.

"The legend of the Golem dates back to the 1500s when the Jews of Prague were being viciously persecuted. Their spiritual leader, Rabbi Loew, also known as The Maharal of Prague, created a formidable creature out of clay whose mission it was to protect the Jews of the city. This beautiful picture book with its lyrical text and evocative illustrations, retells the story of the Golem through the eyes of a young boy, Frantz. Despite warnings to never enter the attic in the synagogue, Frantz climbs up. There, he is transported back to the time when the Golem was created, and eventually destroyed."--Amazon.com.

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