The Seven Good Years
And Other Stories of I.L. Peretz
Translated and Adapted by Esther Hautzig
A Parent's Choice Remarkable Book for Literature
A 2005 Storytelling World Award Winner
"These captivating tales will introduce ... readers to the magic of one of the fathers of Yiddish literature."
- Village Voice
Ten stories by a master of Yiddish literature, charmingly retold and illustrated.
Readers of all ages will be charmed by Hautzig's skillful and sensitive translations of I.L. Peretz's tales from Eastern Europe. Peretz, considered one of the greatest writers of modern Yiddish literature, wrote of the magical quality of kindness and the bitter fruits of blind faith.
The charming stories and evocative drawings make this collection a timeless treasure that will delight children and adults alike