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Latkes, Latkes, Good to Eat Send-A-Story (Send a Story)by Naomi Howland
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"Iand#8217;m grim and grumpy,and#8221; says Small to Large, and#147;and I donand#8217;t think you love me at all.and#8221; But nothing could be further from the truth--and Large knows just how to reassure Small in this warm and tender story about a childand#8217;s biggest worry and the unconditional love a parent can give. Children everywhere will find comfort in this irresistible tale, now availble in a unique, mailable format.
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 bright, cheerful illustrations depicting a traditional Russian village. An author's note and a recipe for Sadie's latkes are included.
What could be better than a ride in the car, with Mom at the wheel, a bright balloon, and the dog for company? Here's a whole alphabet of sights along the way, from Ambulance and Bus in the city to the Yield sign that means we're close to the final Zoom for home.
Here is the book that Romeo would have given Juliet, Charlie Brown would have given Snoopy, and you can give to some very special friend. This special book expresses the true meaning of friendship in a long list of ways with charming accompanying illustrations
Iand#8217;m grim and grumpy,and#8221; says Small to Large, and#8220;and I donand#8217;t think you love me at all.and#8221; But nothing could be further from the truth--and Large knows just how to reassure Small in this warm and tender story about a childand#8217;s biggest worry and a parentand#8217;s endless capacity for love.
About the Author
Naomi Howland is the author and illustrator of several books for children, including The Matzah Man: A Passover Story and Latkes, Latkes, Good to Eat: A Chanukah Story. She lives in Claremont, California.
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