A Sweet Passover

By Leslea Newman; David Slonim (Illustrator)
Abrams Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780810997370, 36pp.

Publication Date: March 2012

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Description

In this charming and humorous story, Miriam discoverswith the help of her family and a little matzah breadthe true meaning and importance of Passover. Miriam loves spending time with her family during Passover, and all week long she is happy to eat lots of matzah. But when she wakes up on the last day of the holiday, she is sick of matzah and refuses to eat it ever again. Then Grandpa makes his special matzah brei for the whole family, and Miriam learns there's more to Passover than just the matzah.

Award-winning illustrator David Slonim brings to life this story by celebrated author Leslea Newman. The book includes a recipe for matzah brei, a brief summary of the Passover holiday, and a glossary of terms. Praise for "ASweet Passover" Deliciously traditional. "Kirkus Reviews"
Awards
Sydney Taylor Book Award - Notable book, Younger Readers Category, 2013




About the Author
Lesl a Newman is the author of more than 40 books, including Matzo Ball Moon and Remember That. She lives in Massachusetts.David Slonim is the author-illustrator of He Came with the Couch", a 2006 Bright Horizons Top Three Books of the Year selection, and Oh, Ducky". He has illustrated more than fifteen other books, including "Moishe's Miracle" by Laura Krauss Melmed, which was named one of the top ten children's books of 2000 by The New York Times". He lives in Indiana with his wife and their four children.
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