The Hanukkah Hop!

Illustrated by Steven D'Amico
LIST PRICE $12.99

About The Book

Rachel’s twirling streamers
Daddy blows up blue balloons
Mommy sizzles latkes as she hums a Hanukkah tune.

It's Hanukkah! It's a time to celebrate family and enjoy festive traditions. As Rachel and her parents prepare the house, grandparents, cousins, and friends travel from near and far to sing and tell stories. Together, they will light candles, play games, and eat scrumptuous holiday foods... and, of course, dance the Hanukkah Hop. The stamping, the hopping, and the bim-bim-bopping is sure to go on all night!

Erica Silverman's lively, rollicking text is sure to inspire every member of the family in celebrating the Festival of Lights!

About The Author

Photograph by Linda Torn

Erica Silverman is the author of several books including Big Pumpkin; When the Chickens Went on Strike, which was a Sydney Taylor Honor book; and Sholom's Treasure, which won the Sydney Taylor Award and was a runner-up for the National Jewish Book Award. Her books have received the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, the California Young Reader Medal, ABA Pick of the List, and the first book in her early-reader series Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa won the Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor. She lives in Los Angeles, California. Visit her at EricaSilverman.com.

About The Illustrator

Steve D'Amico is a Senior Art Director at Smashing Ideas, Inc. He and his wife co created the Ella the Elephant picture book series. He has produced illustrations that have appeared on PBS Kids, Nick Jr. and the Disney Channel. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (October 4, 2011)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781442406049
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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A fresh and festive choice for the Festival of Lights.
--SLJ, October 2011

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