An “inviting picture book” following a family’s Hanukkah preparations and celebrations in lively, simple verse, from the author of Moishe’s Miracle (Booklist).
Laura Krauss Melmed and illustrator Elisabeth Schlossberg celebrate Hanukkah in joyful action rhymes, festive poems, and exuberant scenes of family life. From traditional holiday foods to the story of the Maccabees, they capture the warm sights, sounds, and tastes of this wintertime festival.
“The verse and illustrations work well together, depicting the relatives as they gather to light the candles, share traditional foods and games, and enjoy the pleasure of one another’s company.” —Booklist
This collection of brief, playful poems is likely to inspire countless religious school holiday pageants . . . [A] tender portrayal of a close-knit extended family caught up in holiday excitement.” —Publishers Weekly