Linda Glaser Is The Author Of Many Picture Books For Children. She Was Inspired To Write This Her First Novel, After Hearing The Real Fivel Speak To A Sixth Grade Sunday School Class. She Was Moved By His Rich Stories And Felt That She Was Somehow Connecting With The World Of Her Eastern European Jewish Grandparents, Also Immigrants. She Lives In Duluth, Minnesota, With Her Husband And Daughters. This Is Her First Book For Houghton Mifflin.
THE LATKE WHO COULDN'T STOP SCREAMING A CHRISTMAS STORY
Latkes are potato pancakes served at Hanukkah, and Lemony Snicket is an alleged children's author. For the first time in literary history, these two elements are combined in one book. A particularly irate latke is the star of "The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming", but many other holiday icons appear and even speak: flashing coloured lights, cane-shaped candy, and a pine tree. Santa Claus is briefly discussed as well. The ending is happy, at least for some. People who are interested in any or all...
Heiligman Deborah: Celebrate Hanukkah: With Light, Latkes, and Dreidels
Includes photographs in Hanukkah that show Americans celebrating, but also include Jews in Ghana, Uganda, India, Israel, Poland, and several other countries lighting menorahs, spinning dreidels, and cooking latkes. Both visually and through the text, this book focuses on cultural aspects of Hanukkah: traditions, food, and types of celebration.
Snicket Lemony: The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story
Latkes are potato pancakes served at Hanukah. Lemony Snicket is an alleged children's author. For the first time in literary history, these two elements are combined in one book. People who are interested in either or both of these things will find this book so enjoyable it will feel as if Hanukah is being celebrated for several years, rather than eight nights.
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 start the pan cooking . . . but what were the words to make it stop? This humorous tale of generosity and greed is accompanied by...