On Sukkot and Simchat Torah
A family celebrates the fall holidays of Sukkot and Simchat Torah by building a sukkah, dancing with the Torah and other Jewish holiday customs. Chagall-like illustrations by Melanie Hall.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Picture Books, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Kar-Ben Publishing ®|
Author: Cathy Goldberg Fishman
Illustrator: Melanie Hall
Melanie Hall grew up in Manchester-By-the-Sea, Massachusetts. She attended the Rhode Island School of Design and Pratt Institute, receiving her B.F.A. from Pratt Institute. She went on to earn her Master's Degree at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where she studied children's book illustration. She is the illustrator of over twenty-five children's books.
- Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable
School Library Journal
“The lovely, muted pastel illustrations are an excellent accompaniment to the lyrical text. There is a scarcity of children’s books dealing with these two celebrations, so it is a pleasure to see such a fine one.”
— School Library Journal