Four Special Questions, A Passover Story

Four Special Questions, A Passover Story

by Jonny Zucker, Jan Barger Cohen
     
 


A mother, father, and three young children in a typical Jewish family celebrate their most important holidays in the attractively illustrated Festival Time books, which speak not only to Jewish children but to boys and girls of all faiths. This simple and delightful introduction to the Jewish holiday of Passover describes a family as they celebrate theirSee more details below

  • Checkmark Kids' Club Eligible  Shop Now

Overview


A mother, father, and three young children in a typical Jewish family celebrate their most important holidays in the attractively illustrated Festival Time books, which speak not only to Jewish children but to boys and girls of all faiths. This simple and delightful introduction to the Jewish holiday of Passover describes a family as they celebrate their festival of freedom. They prepare the six different types of food on the Seder plate, ask the four traditional questions, and hunt for the Afikoman. (Ages 3-7)

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Cheery watercolors and a first-person narrative demonstrate how a child's family participates in the customary rituals, focusing on the most festive aspects… Endnotes explain the religious and historical significance of each holiday."

Publisher's Weekly, February 24, 2003

"As an introduction to the holiday for preschoolers, this has just the right blend of words and pictures."

Jewish Book World, 2003

Publishers Weekly
Paperback series expand to cover the spring holidays. The Festival Time! series introduces Four Special Questions: A Passover Story and It's Party Time: A Purim Story, both by Jonny Zucker, illus. by Jan Barger Cohen. In each, cheery watercolors and a first-person narrative demonstrate how a child's family participates in the customary rituals, focusing on the most festive aspects ("Dad hides the Afikoman-a special half piece of matzoh-and we all search for it. I find it first, but we all get a present!"). Endnotes explain the religious and historical significance of each holiday. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764122675
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
Festival Time
Edition description:
1ST US
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
720,051
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.15(d)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >