Berlin : Hasefer. 1923. Item #24439
8vo. 115 pages. In Hebrew. OCLC lists 22 copies worldwide. "[Kipnis was an] author of children's Hebrew literature. Born in Ushomir, Volhynia, he went to Erez Israel in 1913, studied at the Bezalel School of Arts, and taught in a kindergarten. After a period of study in Germany in 1923 he joined the staff of the Lewinsky Teachers' Seminary in Tel Aviv... [He] also wrote children's stories in Yiddish and...edited the journals for kindergarten teachers, Gannenu and Hedha-Gan. In 1978 he was the recipient of the Israel Prize for children's literature. A collection of essays examining the influence of Kipnis on Hebrew children's literature was published under Iyyunim bi-Y? Irat Levin Kipnis in 1982." (EJ, 2007) Simon Greenberg's copy, with his bookplate. Backstrip mostly missing, covers worn, inscription on fly leaf, good condition. (HebLit-6-12).