My First Chanukah Book
My First Chanukah Book
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My First Chanukah

Written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola

Published by Grosset & Dunlap


Publisher's Summary

Describes the traditional celebration of Chanukah, including the lighting of candles on the menorah, the eating of latkes, and the spinning of the dreidl. On board pages.

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  • Age Range: 3-5
  • Pages: 32
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: September 11, 2008
  • ISBN: 0448448599
  • ISBN 13: 978-0448448596
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The Book Snob Mom
Mom, Avid Reader, Austen Fangirl

Tomie dePaola's illustrations make everything better, and they totally make this simple explanation of Hanukkah and it's traditions!

B is for Bookworm
Human Development Degree, Book-loving aunt

This book does a great job of simply explaining Chanukah without crowding in too many facts. It also has cute illustrations.. :)

author & illustrator
Tomie dePaola

Tomie dePaola is one of the most popular children’s book authors and illustrators of our time and the winner of the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature,” among other lifetime achievement awards. A Newbery Honor winner, he has written and illustrated a number of books, including Caldecott Honor book Strega Nona and its companions, as well as Oliver Button Is a Sissy; The Legend of Old Befana; The Clown of God; Michael Bird-Boy; Andy, That’s My Name; and Quiet. A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in New London, New Hampshire.

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