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Happy Hanukkah Lights

Illustrated by Michelle Shapiro
KarBen/Lerner
Board book, Ages 1 to 4, preschool
ISBN: 978-0-7613-5120-7
$5.95

A happy family celebrates the eight nights of Hanukkah by lighting candles, eating latkes, and playing dreidel in this new board book. Award-winning author Jacqueline Jules combines rhyme, counting, and Jewish traditions for a happy Hanukkah tale for preschoolers. Cheery illustrations by Michelle Shapiro complement the simple text.


 

Happy Hanukkah Lights, a joyful holiday board book by Jacqueline Jules


"The joy of Hanukkah is felt on each and every page of this lovely little board book." -- Feathered Quill Book Reviews, September 4, 2010. Read the full review.

"This book has lovely sing-song rhyming text with just one sentence per page (perfect for a toddler)." -- TCJewfolk.com, November 23, 2010. Read the full review.

"Unlike some other books for the very wee, it mentions Judah Maccabee, the folk-arty illustrations are appealing, and the couplets actually scan: “Our smiles spin from face to face/ Like dreidels by the fireplace.” Plus the daddy is the one making the latkes. (Ages 1-4)" -- Tablet Magazine, November 22, 2010. Read the full review.

"Short board book with simple rhyming text and cheerful illustrations." -- The Children's Book Review, November 18, 2010. Read the full review.

"'Happy Hanukkah Lights' is a book for young children (ages 1 to 4) by an award-winning author that combines rhyme, counting and Jewish traditions into a happy Chanukah tale." -- jweekly.com, November 24, 2010. Read the full review.



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