Lesléa Newman
Price $14.99
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Discover the joy and meaning of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights.

Lior and his parents, aunties, uncles, grandparents and cousins are inviting you to celebrate with them! Join in as they make latkes, light the Menorah, recite the Hanukkah blessings, play the dreidel game and share presents.

Along the way, you’ll learn how Hanukkah is an eight-day celebration marked by the daily lighting of a new candle on the Menorah. It brings the Jewish community together by commemorating the victory of the Maccabees over the Greeks.

This bright and engaging picture book covers:

  • The Miracle of Hanukkah
  • The delicious food eaten, such as latkes, noodle kugel, Shabbat and sufganiyot
  • The fun to be had playing the dreidel game
  • How the Menorah is lit every night using the Shamash
  • The community celebrations at the Synagogue

and more!

…and this glowing gift book is further brought to life with:

  • Instructions to make an edible Menorah
  • A guide to make a Hanukkah tzedakah box
  • A recipe for delicious latkes and apple sauce

In this immersive exploration of Hanukkah, young readers join a practising family as they commemorate the miracle of Hanukkah. Seen through the eyes of young children celebrating themselves, this is a simple and exciting way to introduce little ones to this important Jewish occasion.

Part of the Celebrations & Festivals series, you are invited into a family's celebrations as you explore the magic and excitement of religious and cultural festivals around the world.

Series Celebrations & Festivals
Format Juvenile - Hardcover 48 Pages
ISBN 9780711287228
Size8.50 in x 8.50 in / 216.00 mm x 216.00 mm
Published Date October 1st, 2024
Lesléa Newman
Lesléa Newman (pronounced “Lez-LEE-uh”) is the author of over 85 books for readers of all ages, including the pioneering Heather Has Two Mommies. She has received many literary awards, including creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Artists Foundation. Nine of her books have been Lambda Literary Award Finalists. Lesléa’s work has been translated into French, German, Italian, Spanish, Turkish, Serbian, Kazakh, and Chinese. In addition to being an author, Ms. Newman is a popular guest lecturer and has spoken on college campuses across the US. 
Rotem Teplow
Rotem Teplow is a children's illustrator from Israel. Since childhood, Rotem has had a strong interest in art and illustration and always knew she wanted to become an illustrator. She graduated from Shenkar College of Design in 2016 and now works as an illustrator for different publishers, newspapers, and magazines.
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