On One Foot

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

An impatient young man comes to Jerusalem looking for someone to teach him the Torah – while standing on one foot! The city is full of learned rabbis, but none of them can help him until he meets the famous Rabbi Hillel.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JUV033020, JUV030110
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.25 x 11
Lexile 580
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Awards, and Reviewed


  • Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable, Commended, 2017


School Library Journal

“This excellent introduction to the Golden Rule can be used successfully with Jewish and non-Jewish audiences.” — School Library Journal

AJL Newsletter

“This is an attractive picture book that would be useful for teaching about Rabbi Hillel and the verse often referred to as the Golden Rule.” — AJL Reviews

Author: Linda Glaser

Illustrator: Nuria Balaguer

Award-winning illustrator and graphic designer Nuria Balaguer comes from a family that works with toys, so it wasn't surprising when she began expressing herself with paper and colored pencils. She lives in Madrid, Spain.