It's Hanukkah!

It's Hanukkah!

by Santiago Cohen
     
 

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In a palette that radiates the warmth and glow of the menorah's candlelight, Santiago Cohen walks young readers through the pleasures and traditions of this most cherished holiday. The text, based on a Hebrew children's song, serves as a counting book as well as a celebration of ritual and family. The traditions of Hanukkah unfold, one night at a time, until the

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In a palette that radiates the warmth and glow of the menorah's candlelight, Santiago Cohen walks young readers through the pleasures and traditions of this most cherished holiday. The text, based on a Hebrew children's song, serves as a counting book as well as a celebration of ritual and family. The traditions of Hanukkah unfold, one night at a time, until the eighth and last night, when all the candles are illuminated.

Author Biography: Santiago Cohen attended art school in Mexico and holds a master's degree from the Pratt Institute in New York City. His work is widely shown in both individual and collective fine arts exhibits and his illustrations have appeared in newspapers, magazines and books.

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Publishers Weekly
Holographic foil candle flames enliven It's Hanukkah!, a board book original with pictures by Santiago Cohen, whose work can also be seen in the Christmas title Home for Navidad (reviewed below). Rhyming text ("Now all the colored candles blaze./ We happy children stand and gaze") alternates with the refrain "Do you know the reason why?/ It's Hanukkah tonight." Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593540210
Publisher:
Blue Apple Books
Publication date:
09/15/2003
Pages:
16
Product dimensions:
7.77(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.57(d)
Age Range:
2 - 5 Years

Meet the Author

Santiago Cohen attended art school in Mexico and holds a master's degree from the Pratt Institute in New York City. His work is widely shown in both individual and collective fine arts exhibits and his illustrations have appeared in newspapers and magazines

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