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Yiddish with Dick and Jane

Author: Ellis Weiner; Barbara Davilman; Gabi Payn
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, ©2004.
Series: New basic parody.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In text that captures the unique rhythms of the original Dick and Jane readers, and in 35 all-new illustrations, a story unfolds in which Dick and Jane--hero and heroine of the classic books for children that generations of Americans have used when learning to read--manage to express shades of feeling and nuances of meaning that ordinary English just can't deliver. How? By using Yiddish, employing terms that convey  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Parodies, imitations, etc
Humor
Named Person: William H Elson; William S Gray
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Weiner; Barbara Davilman; Gabi Payn
ISBN: 0316159727 9780316159722
OCLC Number: 54822904
Description: 104 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Series Title: New basic parody.
Responsibility: Ellis Weiner, Barbara Davilman ; illustrations by Gabi Payn.
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* An inspired parodic twist - the two least Jewish characters in American literature spout some of the edgy, ironic Yiddishisms that have become part of the American vernacular.  Read more...

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