And a Cat from Carmel Market

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

Bubbe goes to the outdoor Carmel Market in Tel-Aviv to shop for Shabbat, but in addition to buying the challah, candles, chicken, tablecloth, flowers, and other necessities, she also finds herself coming home with lots of stray cats. The cats’ howling begins to disrupt the lovely Shabbat dinner she has planned, but they all calm down once Bubbe lights the Shabbat candles.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Picture Books
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-04-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV033020, JUV002050, JUV050000
Dewey [E]
Dimensions 10.625 x 8.875
Lexile 550
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Reviewed


Jewish Book Council

And a Cat from Carmel Mar­ket is high­ly rec­om­mend­ed and includes a glos­sary of Hebrew and Yid­dish words.” — Emily Schneider, Jewish Book Council

Kirkus Reviews

“A sweet depiction of the traditions of the Jewish weekly observance.” — Kirkus Reviews

Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Alyssa Satin Capucilli is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the best-selling Biscuit series (HarperCollins). Alyssa’s awards include the Washington Irving Award, Garden State Award, Bank Street College Best Book Award, and the Oppenheim Portfolio Gold Award. She lives in New York.

Illustrator: Rotem Teplow

Rotem Teplow lives and works in Israel. She graduated from Shenkar College of Design in 2016. Her recent books include The Eternal Soldier, written by Allison Crotzer Kimmel, and Two Bears: An Epic Journey of Hope, written by Patricia Hegarty. She also does illustration work for newspapers and magazines.