Bagels from Benny by Aubrey DavisBagels from Benny by Aubrey Davis

Bagels from Benny

byAubrey DavisIllustratorDusan Petricic

Picture Books | September 1, 2005

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Benny loves to help out at his grandpa's bakery in the morning, and the customers love the crusty bagels with their soft insides. When Grandpa explains to Benny that God, not him, should be thanked for the wonderful bagels, Benny sets out to do just that. He decides to leave God a bagful of bagels in the synagogue at the end of each week. And each week God eats the bagels --- or so Benny thinks ...

Lovingly told, Bagels from Benny explores the values of caring and sharing, building a strong sense of community and finding joy in giving thanks.
For more than 30 years, Aubrey Davis has told stories, performing and conducting workshops across Canada and the United States. His books have received glowing reviews and multiple awards, including the Sydney Taylor Award, the Mr. Christie Award (Silver) and the Canadian Jewish Book Awards Children's Literature Prize. Aubrey lives in ...
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Title:Bagels from BennyFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 9.25 × 9.5 × 0.25 inPublished:September 1, 2005Publisher:Kids Can PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1553377494

ISBN - 13:9781553377498

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Story This is a beautiful story of kindness and faith. It is thoughtfully told and beautifully illustrated. The story makes you think.
Date published: 2018-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better Than Anticipated I first heard about the author from his book, The Enormous Potato. This book, Bagels From Benny teaches compassion and should be in every household.
Date published: 2018-03-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wonderful Read! As a teacher, I am always looking for books that can teach children about valuable lessons. I recommend this book, as it definitely focuses on the values and morals of sharing, loving and caring for others around us. Bagels from Benny is a funny read for children, yet it also ties in the message about the importance of God's presence in the world and in our lives.
Date published: 2006-06-10

Editorial Reviews

Even young readers will have no trouble appreciating either wisdom that Grandpa offers, or the close relationship between him and his devout grandson.-Kirkus Reviews