The Chanukkah Guest by Eric A. KimmelThe Chanukkah Guest by Eric A. Kimmel

The Chanukkah Guest

byEric A. KimmelIllustratorGiora Carmi

Picture Books | January 1, 1990

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Although Bubba Brayna is almost blind and deaf, she makes the best potato latkes in the village. On the first night of Chanukkah, she cooks a special batch for the rabbi, who is coming to visit her. When she hears a thumping at the door, she lets in her guest. Only later does she realize she has served a bear her delicious latkes.
Eric A. Kimmel has written, retold, and adapted a number of stories from around the world, including two other Anansi titles, "Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock" and "Anansi Goes Fishing". The Anansi Tales are originally from West Africa but are also familiar in Caribbean culture, where Anansi is a beloved folklore character. Professor ...
Title:The Chanukkah GuestFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 9.94 × 7.75 × 0.13 inPublished:January 1, 1990Publisher:Holiday House Inc

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823409783

ISBN - 13:9780823409785

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8


From Our Editors

On the first night of Chanukkah, Old Bear wanders into Bubba Brayna's house and receives a delicious helping of potato latkes when she mistakes him for the rabbi.