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The Story of Passover (Trophy Picture Books)

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A Tale to Remember

Every spring, Jewish families throughout the world gather around their tables to celebrate Passover. With poems and prayers, with wine and food, they share the ancient story of the Hebrews in Egypt, and how Moses convinced Pharaoh to set his people free.Jews celebrate Passover more than any other holiday, and this charming book explains why and how. Youll learn the story of the ten plagues and of the exodus from Egypt. Then youll know why matzoh is eaten during the eight days of Passover and youll understand the symbolism behind the Seder meal. Norma Simon has included three fun, hands-on activities, including a tasty recipe for matzoh ball soup.

Synopsis:

Vibrant illustrations and a simple, inviting text--including traditional recipes and hands-on activities--introduce children to this joyous holiday. Readers hear the Passover story and learn how the different parts of the story are represented in the foods and customs of the Seder. Full color.

Synopsis:

A Tale to Remember

Every spring, Jewish families throughout the world gather around their tables to celebrate Passover. With poems and prayers, with wine and food, they share the ancient story of the Hebrews in Egypt, and how Moses convinced Pharaoh to set his people free.Jews celebrate Passover more than any other holiday, and this charming book explains why and how. You’ll learn the story of the ten plagues and of the exodus from Egypt. Then you’ll know why matzoh is eaten during the eight days of Passover and you’ll understand the symbolism behind the Seder meal. Norma Simon has included three fun, hands-on activities, including a tasty recipe for matzoh ball soup.

About the Author

Norma Simon has written more than forty books for children, including The Story of Passover illustrated by Erika Weihs. Ms. Simon lives in South Wellfleet, MA.

Leonid Gore illustrated The Pomegranate Seeds by Laura Geringer and Jacob and the Stranger by Sally Derby. He is a recent immigrant from the former Soviet Union who now lives in Brooklyn, NY.Norma Simon has written more than forty books for children. She is the author of I Am Not a Crybaby illustrated by Helen Cogancherry and Mama Cats Year illustrated by Doris Leder. Ms. Simon lives in South Wellfleet, MA.

Erika Weihs paintings have been shown throughout the United States and are in the collections of several museums. She has illustrated more than forty books for children. Ms. Weihs lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064434911
Author:
Weihs, Erika
Author:
Weihs, Erika
Author:
by Norma Simon and Erika Weihs
Author:
Weihs, Erika
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Judaism - Beliefs Practices Rituals
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Jewish
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Judaism
Subject:
Passover
Subject:
Religion - Judaism
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Passover
Subject:
General
Subject:
Seder
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Trophy Picture Book
Publication Date:
19980123
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 2 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8 x 8 x 0.125 in 3.68 oz
Age Level:
07-10

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Product details 32 pages HarperTrophy - English 9780064434911 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Vibrant illustrations and a simple, inviting text--including traditional recipes and hands-on activities--introduce children to this joyous holiday. Readers hear the Passover story and learn how the different parts of the story are represented in the foods and customs of the Seder. Full color.
"Synopsis" by , A Tale to Remember

Every spring, Jewish families throughout the world gather around their tables to celebrate Passover. With poems and prayers, with wine and food, they share the ancient story of the Hebrews in Egypt, and how Moses convinced Pharaoh to set his people free.Jews celebrate Passover more than any other holiday, and this charming book explains why and how. You’ll learn the story of the ten plagues and of the exodus from Egypt. Then you’ll know why matzoh is eaten during the eight days of Passover and you’ll understand the symbolism behind the Seder meal. Norma Simon has included three fun, hands-on activities, including a tasty recipe for matzoh ball soup.

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