It's Purim Time!

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 1
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

In the fifth of Kar-Ben’s popular holiday series, preschoolers dress up and act out the story of Purim, make groggers (noise makers) and hamentaschen (three-cornered cookies), and deliver shalach manot (Purim treats).

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 1
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Social Studies
Copyright 2005
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2014-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
Dewey 296.4'36
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.25 x 8.5
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Author: Latifa Berry Kropf

Latifa Berry Kropf teaches preschool, remedial reading, and Israeli dancing. She is the author of It’s Challah Time!, It’s Sukkah Time!, It’s Seder Time!, and It’s Hanukkah Time! She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Photographer: Tod Cohen


  • Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable, Commended, 2005


AJL Newsletter

“The photographs of children at a Jewish preschool where the author teaches have always been the greatest charm of this holiday series and this one lives up to its predecessors. . . It’s Purim Time is another winner!”
AJL Newsletter

Modern Jewish Mom

“Perfect for your preschoolers!”

School Library Journal

“…offers an attractive, appealing introduction to a holiday that children love to celebrate.”