Sammy Spider's First Shabbat
Sammy Spider yearns to celebrate Shabbat. He watches Josh set the festive table, and is especially fascinated when Mrs. Shapiro braids the challah. As the family gather’s to welcome Shabbat, Sammy discovers that something unexpected has happened.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Kar-Ben Publishing ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
School Library Journal
“This sweet story, told in very simple language, accurately portrays this Jewish ritual. . . Large, bright, mixed-media cut-paper illustrations enhance the childlike mood. . . A gentle story for any collection.” —School Library Journal
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.
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.