Do Not Eat This Book!
Fun with Jewish Foods & Festivals
With a little Yiddish and a lot of humor mixed in, this bubbly read-aloud picture book about holiday foods and traditions emphasizes the joy of the Jewish experience. Rhyming text takes readers through Jewish holidays, including Tu B'Shevat, Purim, and Chanukah, and their related special dishes. Colorful artwork brings the mouthwatering foods to the page and the table. But no matter how delicious the foods look, do not eat this book! Back matter includes a glossary describing each holiday, along with easy, kid-friendly recipes for the featured dishes, kitchen-tested by the author and her family.
|Kindergarten - Grade 3
|ATOS Reading Level
|Guided Reading Level
|Sleeping Bear Press
|Hardcover (9781534111882), PDF (9781668935453), Hosted ebook (9781668935361)
|Number of Pages
|9 x 11
Author: Beth Kander
Beth Kander is an award-winning author and playwright with tangled roots in the Midwest and the Deep South. The granddaughter of immigrants, she loves exploring how worlds old and new intertwine. Beth earned a master’s in social work from the University of Michigan and an MFA in creative writing from Mississippi University for Women. She’s the resident playwright and a frequent teacher/guest artist for the Ashland New Plays Festival in Oregon, and a former Mississippi Arts Commission Literary Arts Fellow. When she’s not writing or reading, Beth enjoys traveling, Chicago staycations, cooking, yoga, and adventures with her favorite characters: her two brave, hilarious kids.
Illustrator: Mike Moran
Mike Moran is a left-handed award-winning illustrator. His work has been used for children’s books, magazines, newspapers, toy packaging, animation, greeting cards and more. One day he hopes to play first base for the New York Mets or become the fifth Beatle.
|Educational front/back matter