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Bagels from Benny by Aubrey Davis, Dusan Petricic, Duesan Petriecic

Benny loves to help out at his grandpa's bakery in the morning, and the customers love the crusty bagels with their soft insides. When Grandpa explains to Benny that God, not him, should be thanked for the wonderful bagels, Benny sets out to do just that. He decides to leave God a bagful of bagels in the synagogue at the end of each week. And each week God eats the bagels —- or so Benny thinks ...

Lovingly told, Bagels from Benny explores the values of caring and sharing, building a strong sense of community and finding joy in giving thanks.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781553374176
Publisher: Kids Can Press, Limited
Publication date: 10/15/2003
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.86(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: AD330L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

For more than 30 years, Aubrey Davis has told stories, performing and conducting workshops across Canada and the United States. His books have received glowing reviews and multiple awards, including the Sydney Taylor Award, the Mr. Christie Award (Silver) and the Canadian Jewish Book Awards Children's Literature Prize. Aubrey lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Dušan Petričić is an award-winning children's book designer and illustrator whose books include The Enormous Potato and Lickety-Split. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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Bagels from Benny 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It's so hard to find lovely books for Jewish children, tales that include the traditions or elements of our faith in a natural way 'as part of the background and assumed'. This book achieves that. This story of goodwill is heart-felt and sweet. I literally cried the first time I read it. And, in the end, while elements of the story will make Jewish children feel at home, it's a tale anyone can benefit from reading!