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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat


Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

Joseph's overcoat was already full of holes. But when the overcoat got way too old and shabby for him to wear, Joseph made it into a jacket. When the jacket had seen better days, Joseph turned it into something even smaller. What will he make the coat into next? To find out, readers can take a guess by peeking through the die-cut holes on each page. Cheery, mixed-texture paintings and a folk-art style make this a particularly snappy story.

Reviewed by Shannon Maughan on October 1, 1999

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
by Simms Taback

  • Publication Date: October 1, 1999
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Viking Juvenile
  • ISBN-10: 0670878553
  • ISBN-13: 9780670878550