It’s Sukkot, and Sam, Ava, Mom, and Dad are building a sukkah, or little house, outdoors to celebrate the holiday. They can’t wait to share their first meal inside. But—pitterpatterpitterpatter—it begins to rain. “Poor little sukkah,” says Ava. “All alone in the rain.” But is it? It may be just the right shelter for some very surprising guests.
About the Author
Leslie Kimmelman is the author of The Shabbat Puppy, illustrated by Jaime Zollars (“A gentle story introducing the concept of Shabbat as a time for peaceful contemplation,” Booklist) and The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah, illustrated by Paul Meisel (“Such a clever idea!,” starred review, Publishers Weekly). Leslie has also worked as a children’s book editor for a variety of publishers. She lives with her husband and family in a small town north of New York City.