Sunday, March 8, 2020

Kar-Ben's Newest Passover Titles

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Alligator Seder
By Jessica Hickman
Illustrated by Ellisambura

BB: 978-1-5415-6041-3 $6.99

Ages 1-4, Grades PreK
12 pages, 6 1/2 x 6 1/2

In Alligator Seder, a lively family of alligators in the Florida Everglades prepares for their Passover seder. They set the table, welcome guests, read from the Haggadah, perform the seder rituals, eat the festive meal and search for the afikomen. Young readers will enjoy this rhyming, whimsical Passover tale.

About the Author
Jessica Hickman is a South Florida native, proud mama, and children's book author. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her family, where she enjoys live music, farmer's markets, and exploring the outdoors. Alligator Seder is her debut children's book.

About the Illustrator
Elissambura has illustrated many children's books. She works in a variety of techniques, including digital and mixed media. Her favorite subject is animals. She lives in Argentina.
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I Love Matzah
By Freidele Galya Soban Biniashvili
Illustrated by Angelika Scudamore

BB: 978-1-5415-5727-7 $6.99

Ages 1-4, Grades PreK
12 pages, 6 1/2 x 6 1/2

How many times a day and in how many ways can one eat matzah, the quintessential Passover cracker? For a kid, it's all day and in many ways, as demonstrated in the board book I Love Matzah. From matzah with eggs at breakfast, to matzah with yogurt for a snack, as a side dish with dinner, and as a bedtime snack with cheese, matzah is a fun food enjoyed by little ones.

About the Author
Freidele Galya Soban Biniashvili has been writing stories and poems since she was young. She is the author of several children's books including There's a Reason Why and Goldie and the Guests. She lives in Toronto, Canada with her husband and children.

About the Illustrator
Angelika Scudamore is based in South London. She loves the hustle and bustle of the city and stopping off at small coffee shops, where she gathers inspiration from the people and atmosphere.
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Miriam at the River
By Jane Yolen
Illustrated by Khoa Le

HC: 978-1-5415-4400-0 $17.99
PB: 978-1-5415-4401-7 $7.99

Ages 5-9, Grades K-3
32 pages, 9 1/4 x 11

Giving her baby brother a kiss, brave little Miriam places his basket into the river. With a quick push, she sends the basket into the water, hoping her brother will be rescued. Pharaoh's daughter arrives in time to save him, setting the stage for the boy who will become a Prince of Egypt. Revisit the biblical story of Moses as told by his big sister in Jane Yolen's lyrical Miriam at the River.

About the Author
Jane Yolen lives in Massachusetts and has written more than 300 books across all genres and age ranges. She has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century.

About the Illustrator
Khoa Le has illustrated picture books published in a number of different countries. She is also an author, a graphic designer, and a painter. Khoa has a passion for travel, an eagerness to learn about different cultures, and a desire to discover the beauty of the world. Her inner moth makes her attracted to any source of light, but her dream is to one day see the northern lights. She lives in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, with her five cats.

I received complimentary copies.

Cassandra's Review- I love the cuteness and beautiful stories each book holds.  Perfect for religious families and learning. 





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