The Babka Sisters
The great babka bake-off is on! Esther and Hester’s new neighbor, Sylvester, will gladly be their babka tester, and decide which sister’s Babka is the best. With cat Lester and dog Chester, the new friends enjoy a delicious Shabbat.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Kar-Ben Publishing ®|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Lesléa Newman
Leslea Newman has created 80 books for readers of all ages. Her awards include two National Jewish Book Awards, the Massachusetts Book Award, and the Sydney Taylor Body-of-Work Award. She lives in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Illustrator: Tika and Tata Bobokhidze
Tika and Tata Bobokhidze are sisters—like the Babka Sisters! They live in the country of Georgia, and both have a passion for drawing. Their illustrations include many different techniques, using various colors and styles. Their work combines digital medium and hand-drawn textures.
By Megan Ciskowski, Associate Publicist It’s time to look up and celebrate the stars! Keep reading to discover which 2023 titles have earned review recognition for excellence and quality from the first six months of the year. Picture Books The Babka Sisters Grade Level: PreK – 2Age… View →
“A fun, colorful story that inspires baking and friendship. Reviewer Rating: 5” —Children’s Literature
“Newman’s little culinary romp is infectiously happy and fun to read aloud. Detailed instructions for baking a babka are included. The steps are many; the results are delicious. Entertaining, lighthearted, and yummy.”―Kirkus Reviews
“This book’s ingredients of wordplay, dessert, and family combine smoothly into a delicious treat.”―starrred, Booklist
“This sweet, tasty tale of babka and love…is a fun read-aloud (perhaps best paired with some heavenly babka).”―Jewish Book Council
“A cute, rhythmic picture book. A lot of fun to read aloud.”―Book Riot