Readers join a cute family and their dog as they light the menorah, eat latkes, unwrap gifts, sing songs, play dreidel, eat chocolate Hanukkah gelt, and march like Maccabees during the eight nights of Hanukkah in this cute 12-page board book. Includes "3D-feeling"art by Viviana Garofoli.
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"Garofoli's richly colored cartoon illustrations contribute to the playfulness of the story. A joyful and sweet introduction to the holiday." -- Kirkus Reviews
"The title repeats as a refrain after each of Newman's gentle rhymes, giving the book a soothing structure" -- Publisher's Weekly
"the 'Hanukkah is coming' refrain, coupled with simple, child-friendly rhymes, is reassuring, and effectively builds anticipation for the Festival of Lights." -- Horn Book Magazine
"This is a nice, fresh addition for holiday board book collections, preschool classrooms, and for gift giving." -- AJL Newsletter
Viviana Garofoli was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. A graduate of Escuela National de Bellas Artes Pridiliano Pueyrredon with a degree in fine arts, she has illustrated more than 70 children's books, including Peek-A-Boo Passover and the board book series A Jewish Holiday is Coming!