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Beautiful Yetta's Hanukkah Kitten

Beautiful Yetta's Hanukkah Kitten

Written by Daniel Pinkwater; Illustrated by Jill Pinkwater

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Yetta, beautiful Yetta, manages to escape from the butcher's shop. But now she is lost in Brooklyn—a strange place filled with rude rats and dangerous buses!



Oh, dear!

But then, brave Yetta saves a small green bird from a sneaky cat, and his friends, the wild parrots of Brooklyn, are very grateful.

¡Muchas gracias, gallina hermosa!

¡mooCHAS grahSEEas, gahYEEna ehrMOsa!

Thank you very much, beautiful chicken!

Has beautiful Yetta found her new home?

Inspired by real events, this multilingual story by Daniel Pinkwater is a witty, warm, and wonderful read-aloud for any age.

Praise for Beautiful Yetta's Hanukkah Kitten

“This is a book that begs to be read aloud.” —School Library Journal

“Jill Pinkwater's bright, freestyle drawings are as bighearted and chatty as the multilingual, multispecies text.” —Publishers Weekly

“The Pinkwaters have crafted a tale of friendship and caring, this time with a festive holiday touch . . . A Hanukkah gift for readers and eaters.” —Kirkus Reviews

“It's classic Pinkwater: funny, weird, touching, and all about the joys of being sideways to reality...Daniel Pinkwater is a genius.” —Cory Doctorow on Beautiful Yetta

“Fresh and nostalgic, the story is told in three languages--English, Yiddish (Yetta's native tongue, so to speak) and Spanish (those real-life Brooklyn parrots had to come from somewhere). Pluck is really the name of the game.” —The San Francisco Chronicle on Beautiful Yetta


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Written by Daniel Pinkwater; Illustrated by Jill Pinkwater

DANIEL PINKWATER is the author of over 80 (and counting) acclaimed books for children. His wife, JILL PINKWATER, is an award-winning author and illustrator who has collaborated with Daniel on many fine books, including the beloved Hoboken Chicken Emergency.

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Daniel and Jill Pinkwater

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