Talia and the Very YUM Kippur

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

When Grandma begins her preparations for breaking the Yom Kippur fast, Talia mishears the holiday as “Yum” Kippur, setting off a topsy-turvy series of misunderstandings.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2015
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2015-08-01
BISACS JUV033020, JUV017090
Dewey 200
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.375 x 8.875
Lexile 470
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Reviewed


Booklist Online

“Assirelli’s acrylic folk-style illustrations feature soft, rounded shapes that signal coziness and the security Talia feels as she works through her many misconceptions.” — Booklist Online

Publishers Weekly

“It’s a fine introduction to an important Jewish holiday, as well as a reminder that intangible things like forgiveness can be as delicious as the best kugel.” — Publisher’s Weekly

Author: Linda Elovitz Marshall

Linda Elovitz Marshall raised her four children, a small flock of sheep, lots of zucchinis and countless rabbits in a historic farmhouse overlooking the Hudson River in upstate New York. A graduate of Barnard College of Columbia University, she has, in addition to writing and farming, taught early childhood and parenting education, owned a bookstore. Her previous books include Talia and the Rude Vegetables and Talia and the Very YUM Kippur.

Illustrator: Francesca Assirelli

Francesca Assirelli studied painting at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Naples. She has illustrated many Italian, French, and English children's books. She loves children, and spends hours playing with her enormous dog, Artu.