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Chanukah Lights

Written by Michael J. Rosen and illustrated by Robert Sabuda
Published by Candlewick Press
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The ultimate Chanukah gift—a glorious celebration of the true spirit of the holiday from a pop-up master and an acclaimed poet.

Open this beautiful gift book and follow the Festival of Lights through place and time—from Herod’s temple to a shtetl in Russia; from a refugee ship bound for the New World to an Israeli kibbutz. Inspired by Michael J. Rosen’s reverent poem, Robert Sabuda’s striking pop-ups depict each night’s menorah in a different scene, using such imagery as desert tents, olive trees, and a final panorama of skyscrapers. Sure to be a treasured family heirloom, this stunning collaboration showcases the spirit and resilience of a people in search of home.

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Who Wrote Chanukah Lights

Michael J. Rosen

Michael J. Rosen has written or edited more than 135 books for children and adults, including The Hound Dog’s Haiku and The Maine Coon’s Haiku. A college zoology major, he finds that many of his books are inspired by his lifelong observations of animals. He lives in the Appalachian foothills of central Ohio.

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Who Illustrated Chanukah Lights

Robert Sabuda

Robert Sabuda is internationally acclaimed for his stunning pop-up books, including The Christmas Story, and the best-selling Encyclopedia Prehistorica and Encyclopedia Mythologica series, created with Matthew Reinhart. Robert Sabuda lives in New York City.

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Publication Date:
September 27, 2011

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