Sure there's Frosty and Rudolph, but what about stories geared towards sharing the magic of Hanukkah. Once again we've relied upon our go-to Jewish mom expert Anna of Random Handprints to round up some inspiring favorites.
Hanukkah: A Counting Book in English, Hebrew, Yiddish
This book is beautifully designed with die-cuts that reveal each night's candle. Teaches numbers one through eight not only in English and Hebrew, but in Yiddish as well. Great for ages up to 6, with a board book version for the littlest ones.
Sammy Spider's First HanukkahI love all the Sammy Spider books, and the Hanukkah one is no exception. Fun illustrations and a lovely retelling of the traditional Hanukkah story. Great for most ages, but especially for preschoolers.
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The Best Diaper Pails and Accessories
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Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
This is the Caldecott Honor winning tale of Hershel and his quest to banish the goblins that are preventing the town of Helmsbergville from celebrating Hanukkah. It's a wonderfully captivating tale that kids will love, but could be a little scary for younger kids. Publisher recommends ages 4 to 8, but I'd keep it safe and share with those 6 and over.
The Golden Dreydl
Based (loosely) on the Nutcracker, this is a mystical story about what happens when Sara's Aunt Miriam gives her a magical dreydl that is actually an enchanted princess.This story is seeped in fantasy and has wonderful touches, like traveling to the world of magic through the family's broken TV set. If only. Publisher recommends ages 8 to 12, but younger kids can enjoy this story as well.
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