Hanukkah: Board Books For Kids

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday celebrated for eight days in December. Hanukkah celebrates the rededication of the Jewish Temple by the Maccabees, and is also referred to as the Festival of Lights.

Grab some of our favorite Hanukkah books, enjoy, Hanukkah Sameach (Happy Hanukkah)!

D Is for Dreidel book
D Is for Dreidel
Written and illustrated by Greg Paprocki
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Celebrate all things Hanuakkah in this A to Z primer . . . Introduce your little one to the Festival of Lights in this fun collection of twenty-six illustrations featuring Hanukkah-themed concepts, such as latkes, gelt, the menorah, and of course dreidels. Greg Paprocki works full-time as an illustrator and book designer. In addition to illustrating several Curious George books, he's provided illustrations for A Is for Atom, S Is for Santa, B Is for Boo, and The Big Book of Superheroes. He began his career as an advertising art director after studying fine art and graphic design at the University of Nebraska.

Light the Menorah book
Light the Menorah
Written and illustrated by Jannie Ho
board book
Recommend Ages: 3-5

Light the menorah and celebrate eight days of fun with this interactive book! It?s time to celebrate Hanukkah! From learning the story of the Macabees to making potato latkes and playing dreidel, kids will love reading along with this fun book. A pull-tab on each page allows children to "light" the candles of the menorah.

Happy Hanukkah, Corduroy book
Happy Hanukkah, Corduroy
Written by Don Freeman and illustrated by Lisa McCue
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Celebrate the festival of lights with Corduroy, the classic bear loved for 50 years. Corduroy’s having a Hanukkah party for all of his friends. First they light the menorah, then they eat yummy potato pancakes. After they open presents, there’s time for a game of dreidel. Introduce little boys and girls to all of the Hanukkah traditions with Corduroy, one of the most beloved children’s books characters for the past five decades.

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