Eight Sweet Nights, A Festival of Lights: A Hanukkah Story (Library Binding)

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A warm and yummy Hanukkah-themed picture book about the joys of coming together to celebrate with family and food.

It's time to start counting sleeps—Hanukkah is coming! Shimmering, shining, sparkling. Eight sweet nights, a festival of lights.

Set in a cozy house full of latkes, applesauce, sufganiyot, and other Hanukkah holiday treats, this warm and emotional story highlights the importance and joy of passing along traditions from one generation to the next, and making new traditions too.

Children can also learn about the meaning of their holiday, with informative side notes on each page to give a brief explanation of words found at Hanukkah, such as Maccabees, hanukkiyah, shamash, and gelt. An afterword from the author provides even more historical background to the holiday, making this a book to take from the shelves year after year.

About the Author


CHARLOTTE OFFSAY was born in England, grew up in Boston, and now lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children. Through her work, Charlotte hopes to make children laugh, to inspire curiosity, and to create a magical world her readers can lose themselves in time and time again. She is the author of the picture books A Grandma's Magic, Challah Day, and The Big Beach Cleanup.

MENAHEM HALBERSTADT is an illustrator, cartoonist, and art director based in Israel. His work includes the illustrations for Soosie: The Horse That Saved Shabat, which was a National Jewish Book Award finalist and received a starred review from Kirkus.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780593808733
ISBN-10: 0593808738
Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 29th, 2024
Pages: 32
Language: English