Sammy Spider's Hanukkah Colors

  • Interest Level: Preschool
  • Reading Level: Preschool

Sammy Spider and his buddy Josh are back in their third holiday board book! This time Sammy is enjoying the Hanukkah celebration with his human while also learning about colors. A companion to Sammy Spider’s Passover Shapes and Sammy Spider’s First Book of Jewish Holidays.

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Interest Level Preschool
Reading Level Preschool
Genre Social Studies
Copyright 2017
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 12
Publication Date 2017-08-01
Text Type Informational Fiction
BISACS JUV009020, JUV017110
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.5 x 6.5
Lexile 520
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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.


Association of Jewish Libraries

Cleveland Jewish News

“Sammy Spider and his buddy, Josh, are back for another holiday. Sammy enjoys the holiday customs while learning about basic shapes and colors during the Shapiro family celebration.” – Cleveland Jewish News


Sammy Spider’s Hanukkah Colors by Sylvia Rouss, illustrated by Katherine Janus Kahn. It’s Sammy Spider. It’s a board book. What else do you need to know? (Other than the fact that Mr. Shapiro has a great ’70s pornstache, and how did I never notice?) (Ages 0-2) – Tablet Magazine

Jewish Herald-Voice (Texas Gulf Coast)

“Sammy Spider and his friend Josh are back for their third holiday board book. Sammy watches from his web as Mrs. Shapiro lights the menorah. Then, they eat latkes and spin dreidels while enjoying the holiday customs.” – Jewish Herald-Voice