Classic Jewish Books for Kids

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  • The Cat in the Hat in Yiddish
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    Di Kats Der Payats. Yes - it's your favorite Dr. Seuss book translated into Yiddish! Read it to your kids, or have your bubbe read it to you. You don't have to be fluent in the language to appreciate it - there's a handy pronunciation key and alphabet chart in the back of this clever hardcover book. A great way to learn Yiddish and fun read for all!
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  • Hanukkah Book Package for Kids
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    Send a Hanukkah book, a Hanukkah lollipop, and a gift note on a sticker for inside the book. The Lollipop Book Club will deliver this gift to the child in a bright package.
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  • The Passover Zoo Seder
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    How would the animals celebrate their Seder? There's mayhem at the zoo when not a single animal can find a Haggadah that isn't too worn to read. Then, Shai Elephant remembers the ceremony and soon each animal has its own role in the Pesach celebration. This fanciful and funny Passover verse invites all to share a tongue-twister, chant the Dah-yaynoo with Horsey, steal...
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  • Sammy Spider's Passover Fun Book (Sammy Spider Set)
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    Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2003Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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  • All About Passover
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    The history and customs of Passover in language young children can understand. Includes the story of the Exodus, all about chametz and matzah, the tradition of tzedakah at Passover, and an introduction to the seder. With favorite recipes. Lavishly illustrated.
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  • A Sweet Passover
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    In this charming and humorous story, Miriam discovers—with the help of her family and a little matzah bread—the true meaning and importance of Passover. Miriam loves spending time with her family during Passover, and all week long she is happy to eat lots of matzah. But when she wakes up on the last day of the holiday, she is sick of matzah and refuses to eat it ever...
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  • Pesach for the Rest of Us: Making the Passover Seder Your Own
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    Every year, poet and novelist Marge Piercy creates her own Passover seder with a group of family and friends. Babies have been born and grown up, friends have moved or divorced, but the principals continue to gather in her rustic Cape Cod home to participate in a seder that Piercy takes joy in tweaking each spring to make it more meaningful. In this journey through the...
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  • Sarah's Passover (Cloverleaf Books - Holidays and Special Days)
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    Sarah is excited to celebrate Passover! She helps get the house ready. At the seder, the special Passover dinner, she asks The Four Questions. After dinner, the children hunt for the matzah that Grandpa has hidden. Find out how families celebrate this Jewish holiday of freedom! Learn the history behind the days people celebrate in the Holidays and Special Days series,...
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  • Let My Babies Go: A Passover Story
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    Passover is a dumb holiday! declares Angelica. Not so, cries Tommy's Grandpa Boris. Before long, the Rugrats are caught up in Grandpa Boris's retelling of the Passover story, with Angelica imagining herself as the first female pharaoh -- and Tommy as Moses, pleading with her to "Let my babies go!" In the end, everyone agrees that Passover is a wonderful time...
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  • Izzy the Whiz and Passover McClean
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    Izzy the Whiz is an amateur inventor who, right before Passover, creates a super duper machine that whirs and purrs and munches and crunches and miraculously cleans the entire house just in time for the holiday ? but not without creating havoc along the way. A fun, crazy, rhyming tale a la Dr. Seuss.
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  • Grover and Big Bird's Passover Celebration
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    Grover and Big Bird are in a hurry to get to the Passover seder, but ? uh, oh! -- there are many delays. Moishe Oofnik comes to the rescue in his tumbledown truck, but will they arrive in time to ask the Four Questions?
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  • Passover Go Fish Card Game
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    One deck of 53 cards. Cards are 2 1/4" x 3 7/16". Laminated box. 4 cards each of: Haggadah, Slaves, Seder, Matzah, Four Questions, Bitter Herb, Haroset, Shank Bone, Karpas, Egg, Elijah, Free People 2 Bonus Cards: Afikoman, Plagues ("Afikoman" card equals one set, player with "Plagues" card loses one set)
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  • A Touch of Passover (A Touch and Feel Book)
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    Join A Touch of Passover's wide-eyed kids as they pat and prod their way through the symbols of the Passover Seder. Curious fingers will be unable to resist the bumpy matzah, leafy maror, sticky wine droplets and more. Boys and girls are equally represented and impishly drawn to accompany the simple but engaging text. Printed on tough board book with wipe-able pages, Touch...
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  • Lotsa Matzah (Passover)
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    Why is matzah plain and flat? For centuries it?s been like that. A rhyming introduction to Passover?s traditional food, with children eating and enjoying ?lotsa matzah? many different ways during the holiday.
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  • Afikomen Mambo (Passover)
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    Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2011Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
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  • Sammy Spider's First Haggadah (Passover)
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  • The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah
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    Oy gevalt! The Little Red Hen likes baking matzah, but she's not so crazy about doing everything herself. Would it be too much to ask her friends Dog, Horse, and Sheep to help plant and harvest some wheat for the delicious Passover treat? Couldn't they at least help schlep the wheat to the mill? In this rollicking version of a favorite folktale, a harried, hardworking...
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  • The Mouse in the Matzah Factory
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    A mouse observes wheat being harvested, ground into flour, mixed into dough, and baked into matzah.
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  • Matzah Meals: A Passover Cookbook for Kids
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    A Passover cookbook with an emphasis on matzos and an explanation of the Seder.
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  • Richard Codor's Joyous Haggadah:A Children and Family Cartoon Haggadah for Passover Seder
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    Richard Codor's Joyous Haggadah: The Illuminated Story of Passover. A concise modern Haggadah children's haggadah, this is a great family haggadah for beginners or anyone who spends seder night with children. Illustrated in a cartoon style and written in a light humorous manner. Alan M. Tigay, Executive Editor, Hadassah Magazine: No cartoonist can match Richard Codor for...
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  • Latkes, Latkes, Good to Eat: A Chanukah Story
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    Sadie and her four little brothers are very poor and always hungry. On the first night of Chanukah, Sadie performs a generous act, and in turn receives a frying pan that cooks up sizzling hot, golden latkes on command. Sadie tells her brothers never to use the magic pan, but when she goes out one afternoon, the mischievous boys can't resist. They remember the words to...
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  • Challah and Latkes: Stories for Shabbat and Hanukkah
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    Children and adults will enjoy this recording of enchanting folktales, all containing the nourishing ingredients for food for the soul: captivating voices, infectious songs, and strong characters, all laced with a wonderful sense of humor and awe. This audio CD includes three stories to celebrate Hanukkah, and four stories about Shabbat, the Jewish day of rest. This recording...
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  • The Golem's Latkes
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    On the first night of Hanukkah, Rabbi Judah has too much to do and too little time to do it. Before the rabbi leaves to visit the emperor, he tells his housemaid Basha that she can ask the golem to help. While the golem makes latkes, Basha decides to visit a friend. Basha is having so much fun with her friend, she doesn't realize that latkes are pouring out of the rabbi's...
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  • The Cat in the Hat in Yiddish
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