Beni's Family Treasury for the Jewish Holidays (Hardcover)

By Jane Breskin Zalben, Jane Breskin Zalben (Illustrator)

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805058895, 120pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1998

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Description

Jane Breskin Zalben's Jewish holiday picture books about Beni and his family have delighted children for the past twenty-five years In this beautifully illustrated and elegantly designed treasury, five of her beloved Beni stories ("Happy New Year, Beni; Leo & Blossom's Sukkah; Beni's First Chanukah; Goldie's Purim; "and "Happy Passover, Rosie") are brought together in a holiday collection that can be enjoyed throughout the year.

Beni, Sara, Mama, Papa, cousins Rosie and Max, and all of their family and friends celebrate the holidays with warmth and humor. This special edition has a glossary of Jewish terms, favorite recipes, and includes a ribbon marker and nameplate.



About the Author

Jane Breskin Zalben is the author and illustrator of Papa's Latkes, Beni's First Wedding, and Beni's Family Cookbook for the Jewish Holidays, which was named an American Library Association Notable Book, "A Not Just for Children Anymore!" Children's Book Council Selection, an American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists," and a Bank Street College of Education Best Books Selection. Ms. Zalben has written and illustrated over fifty children's books, including eight novels. She lives with her family on Long Island.
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