Sydney Taylor Book Award — 2005 — Commended
In the fifth of Kar-Ben's popular holiday series, preschoolers dress up and act out the story of Purim, make groggers (noise makers) and hamentaschen (three-cornered cookies), and deliver shalach manot (Purim treats).
Latifa Berry Kropf teaches preschool, remedial reading, and Israeli dancing. She is the author of It’s Challah Time!, It’s Sukkah Time!, It’s Seder Time!, and It’s Hanukkah Time! She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.