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Zlateh the Goat

Story Stats

Rating: 3
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, Adult
Page count: 6
Categories: Folk Tale, Polish, Winter


Isaac Bashevis

Appeared in

The Young Oxford Book of Folk Tales

Story Summary

During a difficult winter, young Aaron is told to take the family's pet goat to town to sell. Along the way they are trapped by a severe snow storm and taking refuge in a hay stack, Aaron lives off the milk from Zlateh.