‘Tis the season to light up those menorahs, play some dreidle, chow down on some latkes and cozy up with the family for a story time. Here at BookPeople, we’re celebrating the holiday with a featured selection of our favorite Hanukkah books for children. Take a look!
Beautiful Yetta’s Hanukkah Kitten by Daniel Pinkwater, illustrated by Jill Pinkwater
Molly – Beautiful Yetta, a kind chicken roaming free in Brooklyn, lives with her parrot friends. She finds a tiny kitten, and she and the parrots find the kitten a new shelter just in time for Hanukkah!
Latkes, Latkes Good to Eat by Naomi Howland
Althea – Many are familiar with the more well-known miracle story of Hanukkah, but this is another story of another miracle involving Sadie and a magic frying pan and lots and lots of golden, sizzling latkes – What could be better than that?!
More Hanukkah picks from the BookPeople staff:
Oskar and the Eight Blessings by Richard and Tanya Simon
Mrs. Greenberg’s Messy Hanukkah by Linda Glaser
Is it Hanukkah Yet? by Chris Barash
Sammy Spider’s First Hanukkah by Sylvia A. Rouss
Swing on over to BookPeople for more Hanukkah storytime books! You’ll find a display of them in the BookKids section on our second floor.