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Chanukah Lights

by Michael Rosen, Robert Sabuda (Author)

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Simple text combines with amazing pop-ups to tell the story of Chanukah from its origins in the Temple throughout history and the world. A page for each night, including depictions of a ship and a skyscraper, will delight readers of all ages. ( )
  STBA | Mar 20, 2013 |
I found this book very interesting because I am not Jewish and it was interesting to learn a little bit about the holiday. It was a good read but the pop out art in the book was the best part.
  Hayley.Tuttle | Apr 20, 2012 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763655333, Hardcover)

From a pop-up master and an acclaimed poet and author comes a glorious celebration of the true spirit of Chanukah.

Open this beautiful gift book and follow the Festival of Lights through place and time -- from Herod's temple to a shtetl in Russia; from a refugee ship bound for the New World to an Israeli kibbutz. Inspired by Michael J. Rosen's reverent poem, Robert Sabuda's striking pop-ups depict each night's menorah in a different scene, using imagery such as desert tents, pushcart lanterns, olive trees, and a final panorama of skyscrapers. Sure to be a treasured family heirloom, this stunning collaboration showcases the spirit and resilience of a people in search of home.

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Counts the candles of a menorah on each night of Hanukkah while recalling images of Jewish life in different places and times, such Herod's temple in Jerusalem, a shtetl in Russia, and a refugee ship bound for the New World.

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