The Mysterious Guests: A Sukkot Story

The Mysterious Guests: A Sukkot Story

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Overview

The Mysterious Guests: A Sukkot Story by Eric A. Kimmel, Katya Krenina

Master storyteller Eric A. Kimmel spins a tale of Sukkot just in time for the Jewish harvest festival.

It was the season of Sukkot, the Jewish harvest festival. Two brothers each built a sukkah, or shelter, to celebrate and share in the gifts of the earth. One brother was very rich; the other brother was very poor. He built a sukkah of found materials and leftover goods, yet he invited all to share the holiday with him. When three mysterious guests visit each brother on Sukkot, they leave behind a special blessing that recognizes the generosity of the heart.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823418930
Publisher: Holiday House, Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/2008
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 795,780
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Eric A. Kimmel is a celebrated children’s author and master storyteller. His books have won National Jewish Book Awards, and he has been given the Sydney Taylor Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in Oregon.

Katya Krenina does stylized, contemporary illustrations which have been lavishly praised by reviewers and heralded as "stunning" by the New York Times Book Review. Publishers Weekly has compared her style to that of Chagall, for its intuitive, dreamlike quality. Raised in Lvov, Ukraine, Ms. Krenina now resides in New York.

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