Mr. Belinsky’s Bagels

Mr. Belinsky’s Bagels
Age Group: 4-7
Series: Picture Books
Illustrator: Stefan Czernecki
Publisher: Tradewind Books
Publication Year: January 1997
ISBN: 1896580149
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Mr. Belinsky’s bagel shop, frequented by a colourful group of loyal neighborhood customers, is threatened with competition. When Mr. Belinsky tries to keep up by making cookies and fancy cakes he nearly forgets how to make his delicious bagels.


Winner of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Our Choice Award 1998-1999


“Mr. Belinsky’s Bagels are the toast of the town.” Publisher’s Weekly

“A tasty nosh, indeed!” Kirkus Review

“Ultimately, Mr. Belinsky decides that he prefers making bagels to making money through new customers. In that respect, children also learn an important lesson – being true to oneself is more important than financial gain.” Rutgers University Project on Economics and Children

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