Hanukkah - A Counting Book by Emily Sper
Graphic, vibrant artwork and die-cuts in the shape of candles combine to create this informative and elegant book about one of the most joyous Jewish holidays. The symbols of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, are visually presented to stunning effect as young children learn to count in three different languages from one to eight. The importance of the menorah, shamash candle, dreidels, and more are explained in this simple retelling of the story of Hanukkah.
A Chanukah present - for ME! by Lily Karr
A great miracle happened…and now it is time for a great celebration.A playful holiday book that mimics a wrapped gift box. With glitter and an embossed “bow,” this simple story highlights the most popular Chanukah icons and traditions. A perfect gift for one of the nights, or every night!
On the First Night of Chanukah by Cecily Kaiser
This story introduces young children to the traditions of Chanukah through rhyming lyrics to a familiar tune! Gifts of latkes, gelt, dreidels, donuts, and more are hidden throughout every page, inviting children to read and sing this Chanukah version of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" again and again!
My Two Holidays by Danielle Novak
When Sam's classmates take turns talking about which holiday they celebrate, Sam becomes very nervous. Some people celebrate Christmas and some people celebrate Hanukkah. But Sam celebrates both! Written by a child psychologist, My Two Holidays offers comforting explanations that shine a light on how special it can be to celebrate two treasured holidays instead of one!
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