Hanukkah!

by Roni Schotter and Marylin Hafner

"In darkest December / Night steals in early / And whisks away the light. / But warm... read more

"In darkest December / Night steals in early / And whisks away the light. / But warm inside, / Mama, Papa and Grandma Rose / Light the sun..." So opens a full-color picture book rendering of the way each person in a family with five children contributes to a contented Hanukkah evening together somewhere and sometime in the mid-20th century. A half-page explanation of Hanukkah follows the picture story noteworthy for the language of its text and for the depiction of intergenerational activity during a ritual celebration. (Ages 2-5)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1990

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