Tizzy the Dizzy Dreidel

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Preschool

Tizzy the dreidel has a problem.

Spinning makes her dizzy. But with encouragement from a little girl, Tizzy bravely sets out on an eight-day spinning Hanukkah adventure all around the house!

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Preschool
Genre Picture Books
Copyright 2022
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Kar-Ben Publishing ®
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2022-10-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV017110, JUV040000, JUV039140
Dewey [E]
Dimensions 10.625 x 8.875
Lexile 740
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Reviewed

Author: Allison Marks

Allison Marks worked for over two decades as the librarian at Temple Israel in Akron, Ohio. She also reviewed Jewish children's books for the Association of Jewish Libraries newsletter. Alongside her husband, she has co-written multiple books, such as Og's Ark and The Art Lesson.

Author: Wayne Marks

Wayne Marks has worked as a proofreader and copywriter for 30 years. Wayne plays fiddle in a local Irish group and writes and records novelty tunes with the band, The Brothers Marks, played on the Dr. Demento Show and other podcasts. Together with his wife, he has co-written award-winning children's books.

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, including Talia and the Rude Vegetables and Talia and the Very YUM Kippur. She loves children and animals, especially squirrels!


Hadassah Magazine

“This is a sweet, clever story with a meaningful conclusion: When winter’s chill has filled the air/and dreidels start their dance/ why not pick a dizzy one/who only wants a chance?”―Hadassah Magazine

Washington Parent

“This rhyming story is so much fun to read aloud that, like Tizzy, you’ll want to keep sharing it over the course of all eight days.” -Washington Parent

Association of Jewish Libraries

This colorful tale is a fun addition to the extensive collection of Hanukkah stories to be enjoyed by young children."―Association of Jewish Libraries