Chik Chak Shabbat (Hardcover)
Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763655280, 32pp.
Publication Date: September 3, 2014
Celebrate Shabbat, community, and diverse traditions with this lyrical tale, illustrated with a lively and whimsical touch. When Goldie Simcha doesn't joyfully throw open her door to welcome everyone in to her apartment for a meal of her famous cholent, her neighbors wonder what could be wrong. Little Lali Omar knocks on the door to 5-A, only to learn that Goldie was feeling too sick on Friday to cook, and everyone knows you can't make cholent in a hurry, right away, chik chak But it just isn't Shabbat without cholent. What can her neighbors do to save the day? In an uplifting story that warms more than your heart, Chik Chak Shabbat offers a cholent recipe that keeps Goldie's sharing spirit alive.
About the Author
Mara Rockliff is the author of many books for children, including The Busiest Street in Town and Me and Momma and Big John, winner of the Golden Kite Award. Mara Rockliff lives in eastern Pennsylvania with her family. Kyrsten Brooker is the illustrator of many award-winning books for children. She lives in Edmonton, Canada.