Sammy Spider's First Purim

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Sammy Spider wants to help Josh get ready for Purim. Instead, he gets stuck inside a grogger. How will he escape?

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Copyright 2000
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2000-08-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV033020, JUV017090
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.5 x 11
Features Reviewed


Chicago Jewish Star

“This is a charming book, illustrated in bold, vivid colors that perfectly express the warmth of the story.”

Ottawa Jewish Bulletin

“A cute story, expressive pictures and lots of noisy sounds for little ones to shout and enjoy.”
Ottawa Jewish Bulletin

San Diego Jewish Times

“Children will love the bright pictures as they smile at Sammy’s antics. Sammy Spider Celebrates Purim will be a big hit!”
San Diego Jewish Times

The Story Bag

“…Stunning artwork by Katherine Janus Kahn. [This book is] clear, engaging, and informative without being stuffy. Very kid-friendly.”

Washington Jewish Week

“Sammy should be a regular in your home by now.”
Washington Jewish Week

Author: Sylvia A. Rouss

Sylvia A. Rouss is an award-winning author and early childhood educator, and the creator of the popular Sammy Spider series, celebrating its 25th anniversary with over half a million Sammy Spider books sold. She lives in California.

Illustrator: Katherine Janus Kahn

Katherine Janus Kahn studied Fine Arts at the Bezalel School in Jerusalem and at the University of Iowa. She has illustrated many children's books including Kar-Ben's popular Sammy Spider series. She lives in Wheaton, Maryland.