The Story of Hanukkah by David A. AdlerThe Story of Hanukkah by David A. Adler

The Story of Hanukkah

byDavid A. AdlerIllustratorJill Weber

Paperback | June 1, 2012

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Hanukkah is a wonderful time filled with games, food, family, and fun.

It's also the celebration of an ancient miracle, and retelling and remembering the story of that miracle is an essential part of the holiday, for young and old. The story of the courageous Maccabees is retold in simple yet dramatic text, accompanied by vibrant paintings of the battle, the Temple of Jersualem, and the oil which miraculously burned for eight long nights.

A traditional recipe for latkes is included, as are directions for the dreidel game, for readers who want to continue the festivities at home.
David A. Adler has won many awards, including a Sydney Taylor Book Award, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor,the New York Knickerbocker Award, a Golden Kite Honor, and an Orbis Pictus Award Honor. You can visit his website at Jill Weber is a children's book illustrator and a book designer. Her paintings for Eric ...
Title:The Story of HanukkahFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.02 × 7.8 × 0.13 inPublished:June 1, 2012Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823425479

ISBN - 13:9780823425471


Editorial Reviews

"An excellent introduction to the holidays."