An Egg for Shabbat
Every day Ben’s mom sends him out to fetch an egg from the chicken pen. But each day, havoc ensues and Ben comes back empty-handed. Until finally, just in time for Shabbat, he achieves his goal.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 1|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Kar-Ben Publishing ®|
|Number of Pages||32|
Jewish Book Council
“Using a comic strip format and rhyming text, this clever picture book addresses the age-old question of which came first, the chicken or the egg, with a uniquely Jewish spin.” — Emily Schineider, Jewish Book Council
“A celebration of Shabbat for the very young.” — Kirkus Reviews
Author: Mirik Snir
Author Mirik Snir was born in Israel in 1948, during the Israeli War of Independence. A well-known Israeli author, she has published more than 100 children’s books. Mirik is a mother to nine children, a grandmother to ten, a writer-poet, and an elementary school and special education teacher.
Illustrator: Eleyor Snir
Illustrator Eleyor Snir is Mirik’s daughter, the fourth of nine children. A professional illustrator, her unique style is composed of naive and vivid illustrations. Born and raised in Israel, she now works from her home studio in British Columbia on book illustrations, stationery products, ketubot and wall art.