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.

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

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.


  • 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