cover image It Could Always Be Worse

It Could Always Be Worse

Margot Zemach. Farrar Straus Giroux, $17 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-374-33650-9

In Zemach's spritely retelling of a Yiddish folk tale, this Caldecott Honor book depicts the pandemonium that ensues when, acting on his rabbi's advice, a poor man moves his farm animals into his already overcrowded hut. Ages 3-up. (Apr.)