"They're coming! They're coming! The Purim players are coming!" So begins a Purim tale of yesteryear by Barbara Cohen, renowned author of Jewish children's books. Enter the world of Reb Zalman and Reb Yisroel and their fellow Jews in Prague; listen to how the Jews of Persia escaped destruction because of Esther's bravery and Mordecai's wisdom. With beautiful, full-color illustrations by Shoshana Mekibel, Here Come the Purim Players! is a lively retelling of the story of Purim that is sure to have the whole family laughing with joy.
In this warmly told contemporary tale of Purim by renowned storyteller Penninah Schram, and accompanied by beautiful illustrations by Tammy L. Keiser, the complete story of Purim is framed by the experience of a modern-day child. Rebecca is tired of always dressing up as Queen Esther. Her mother suggests many options, but non appeal to Rebecca. Finally, her mother suggests Vashti.
As Rebecca considers this unusual option and listens to the story of Purim at the spiel, she comes to realize just how important Vashti was.
Who Knows Ten? Children's Tales of the Ten Commandments (Revised)
Another best-selling collection of children's stories, revised and with new, full-color illustrations!
WHO KNOWS TEN?
Children's Tales of the Ten Commandments
A favorite of parents and children alike, Molly Cone's stories illustrate the deep and hidden meanings of the Ten Commandments. Each chapter begins with a commandment and contains a simple yet elegant tale of timeless truth. Young readers will discover fresh meaning in the Ten Commandments, learning about life, how to live it well, and what is good. New, full-color illustrations by Robin Brickman enrich and enliven the stories. For ages 5-10.
Something is not right in the home of Chaim Yonkel and his wife, Esther. Usually their home is filled with the smells of delicious foods, the sounds of laughing children, and happy smiles on everyone's faces. But this Shabbat finds the family fighting, Shabbat dinner unprepared, and the house a mess.
The Talmud tells the story of two angels, Tov and Rah. According to this legend, these angels follow each person home from synagogue on Shabbat and deliver a blessing. If Shabbat is being honored and the home is filled with Shabbat peace, the angel of good, Tov, gets to deliver the blessing that every Shabbat should be like this one. However, if Shabbat is not being honored, the angel of evil, Rah, gets to deliver the blessing, turning the same words into a curse.
This contemporary version of the talmudic tale, illustrated with breathtaking illustrations by Joani Keller Rothenberg, updates the story for today's families. The Shabbat Angels will delight the whole family while it teaches the importance of Shabbat shalom, Shabbat peace.
What's for dinner tonight? Artist, author, and cook Lisa Rauchwerger serves up mouthwatering meals and memories in her delightful cookbook. Using the Jewish calendar as a framework, both parent and child can cook up tasty treats all year long.