Terrible, Terrible!

A Folktale Retold

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

When Abigail and her mom move in with her new stepfather and siblings, the house is too crowded. She turns to the rabbi, the wisest person she knows, but even Abigail isn’t prepared for what happens when she follows her advice.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction
Copyright 1998
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 1998-08-01
BISACS JUV012020, JUV019000, JUV033020
Dewey 398.2'084'924
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.875 x 8.5
Lexile 560
Features Reviewed


National Jewish Post & Opinion

“. . .the retelling of a folk story with a modern twist. Everyone will laugh heartily at this story.” —National Jewish Post & Opinion


“Readers, young and old, will chuckle at the story, appreciate the rabbi’s advice, and applaud Bernstein’s wise and creative adaptation. . . Great for all ages. . . you will say this book is ‘terrific, terrific!’” —Shalom

Washington Jewish Week

“. . .a modern version of the Chasidic story of what do you do when things get too crowded in the house?. . . It adds up to a charming story that kids will want to hear over and over again.” —Washington Jewish Week