The candles have been lit. The presents have been given out. Now it is time to retell the Chanukah story to the children. And what a tale it is! With its evil king and courageous Jews fighting for their Torah, it is a story that both thrills and inspires youngsters.
The Story of Chanukahbrings this fascinating era of Jewish history to vivid life. The wicked King Antiochus, the brave Chashmonaim who stood up to him, the dreidel-playing youngsters tricking the Greek soldiers, and, of course, the miracle of the Menorah - children will relive it all as they pore overTova Katz's innovative pictures that combine real-life backgrounds with adorable illustrations.
Divided into eight chapters, one for each night of the holiday,Sarah Leon's enchanting rhymed text will captivate young readers (and older ones, too).The Story of Chanukahis a book that will surely become a treasured part of this beloved holiday for the entire family.