It's almost Purim, and Talia's sure that Grandma said they're going to bake "haman-tushies." Eww! But as Talia helps Grandma with the recipe and learns the story of Purimfrom the bravery of Queen Esther to the schemes of wicked Hamanshe discovers a lot about these holiday cookies that she didn't know. The third in Marshall's play-on-words Talia stories including Talia and the Rude Vegetables and Talia and the Very YUM Kippur.
About the Author
Linda Elovitz Marshall has, in addition to writing and farming, taught early childhood and parenting education, and owned a bookstore. She is the author of Talia and the Rude Vegetables and Talia and the Very YUM Kippur.
Francesca Assirelli studied painting at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Naples. She has illustrated many Italian, French, and English children's books. She loves children, and spends hours playing with her enormous dog, Artu.