Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins Cover

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

By Eric A. Kimmel; Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Paperback, 9780823431946, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 31, 2014

Description
A traveler rids a village synagogue of goblins by outwitting them. A Caldecott Honor Book.


About the Author
Award-winning author Eric A. Kimmel is a native of New York who taught teachers as a professor of Education at Indiana University at South Bend and Portland State University. His favorite classes were children s literature, language arts, storytelling, and handwriting. He left the university in 1993 to become a full-time writer, a dream he had had since kindergarten. Eric has written more than fifty books and has won numerous awards. He and his wife, Doris, live in Portland, Oregon.

Trina Schart Hyman was born in 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and attended the Philadelphia College of Art, the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, and the School for Applied Art in Stockholm, Sweden. She has illustrated more than one hundred books for children. Her work has received the Caldecott Medal, Caldecott Honor awards, and the Boston Globe Horn Book Award. She lives in New Hampshire.