The Story of Hanukkah

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The Story of Hanukkah

By David A. Adler; Jill Weber (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823422951, 24pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2011

No celebration of Hanukkah would be complete without recountng the events of more than two thousand years ago that the holiday commemorates. In a simple yet dramatic text and vibrant paintings, the story of the courageous Maccabees and the miracle that took place in the Temple in Jerusalem is retold. For readers who want to continue the festivities, a recipe for latkes and directions for playing dreidel are included.

About the Author
DAVID ADLER has written more than a hundred books, including Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man and Mama Played Baseball. He lives on Long Island, New York.

Jill Weber lives on a farm in New Hampshire with her family and their pets. She has illustrated many books for adults and for children.