WOW! The Reviews are in for This Year's Hanukkah Must-Haves
Just in time for Hanukkah, we have been receiving some wonderful reviews on some of our great gifts!
Featured in the JTA list of the 5 best new Hanukkah books for Children.
"A jewel of a story that shows how this mitzvah enriches the giver as well as the receiver. The lively acrylic illustrations are filled with whimsy and humor. With varying perspectives and an appealing layout, Hanukkah Cookies with Sprinkles is a book that will give pleasure many times over." - Association of Jewish Libraries Spotlight Review!
"Filled with jubilant, breathing color illustrations that lift the action off the page, Hanukkah Cookies with Sprinkles begins hopefully with the excitement of a young girl eagerly awaiting Hanukkah. Traditions of Hanukkah are interwoven with this charming story of giving tzedakah..." - The Midwest Book Review
"A sweet and compassionate introduction to an important Jewish custom. The importance of tzedakah, or giving to those less fortunate, is the overlying theme in this gentle story about generosity and caring for others, something to be mindful of each Shabbat and Hanukkah." - Kirkus Reviews
Featured in the JTA list of the 5 best new Hanukkah books for Children and the Bureau of Education & Research list of best children's books of 2015.
"This appealing charmer includes a glossary and notes on the mitzvot of compassion for animals and welcoming guests. The fast-paced story, narrated through humorous puns, is supported by active, happy, emotionally revealing illustrations, which deliver the captivating, whirlwind household. What a grand addition to any library's shelf." - Association of Jewish Libraries
"A sweet, fun book embraceable by young children on Hanukkah on welcoming guests and on Tza'ar Ba'alei Chayyim, the welfare of animals, and the unexpected." - AgyWillson.com
"Rabbi Isaacs and Ms. Gruber use fun prose, creative art imagery (by CB Decker) and their gift of storytelling to make this Hanukkah book a lot of fun for kids." - User Rabbi Jason Miller on Amazon
"The sweet and simple story is enhanced by heart-warming illustrations and crisp, catchy descriptions, making this picture book a nice addition to a school or home library." - Association of Jewish Libraries
"Cheerfully amusing, brightly colored illustrations depict the rembunctiousness of an adorable and endearing puppy. The easy interplay of pictures and text allows children to read the illustrations for some of the unsaid details that telegraph Kugel's next possible calamity." - Kirkus Reviews
"A good lesson for children this holiday season and beyond." - The Jewish Journal
"Excellent parable. The preschool class I teach were with me the whole time I read it. The spider is a great example of how God can use us no matter our size or age." - User Kimberly on Amazon
"Introduce young readers to the mitzvot of helping others and saving lives through the work of Israel's national emergency service organization, Magen David Adom." - jns.org
"Leave your children with a sense of purpose at the close of Hanukkah . . . (This first book of the series is) the start of what could become a Hanukkah tradition." -The Forward
"Help comes in all shapes and sizes, and sometimes opportunities are presented just for you as the perfect person to step up and do the job and lend a hand. The drawings are whimsical and cheerful; the text is easy to assimilate and to the point; and the story is carefully thought out and articulated." -User Susan Marshall on Amazon
All of the above titles are available now on Amazon! Click the cover of any title to purchase your copies!