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Chanukah Lights

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From a pop-up master and an acclaimed poet and author comes a glorious celebration of the true spirit of Chanukah.

Open this beautiful gift book and follow the Festival of Lights through place and time -- from Herod's temple to a shtetl in Russia; from a refugee ship bound for the New World to an Israeli kibbutz. Inspired by Michael J. Rosen's reverent poem, Robert Sabuda's
Hardcover, 16 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by Candlewick Press
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Beautiful text and amazingly intricate white paper pop-ups make this lovely book especially memorable. The creators include eight different scenes where Jews celebrate the miracle of a single lamp that burned for eight days in a temple. Thus, there are eight different scenes, including those of the desert where a tent has been staked, scenes aboard ships on which refugees long for home, even in an olive grove in the Promised Land. The final scene focuses on a cityscape with touches of pastel blu ...more
This is a beautiful, reverent poem for each night of Chanukah highlighting journeys of the Jewish people. Robert Sabuda's paper engineering captures the essence of each portion in intricate detail. I loved looking for the menorah flames at each turn of page.
This book serves to honor, introduce and peek a person's curiosity about celebrations, traditions and history.
Margaret Klein
Loved it. My daughter gave me this magical artful book for Chanukah. We have loved his work in the past. a I have even sent cards from the Museum of Modern Art featuring his work. We are delighted by the skill and artistry of his Chanukah book. This one excels them all and I will be reading it tonight as part of a Chanukah service at my shul.
Brenda Kahn
Happy Chanukah everyone. Be sure to check out Michael Rosen's poem, illustrated with some brilliant paper engineering by Robert Sabuda. Lovely and meaningful.
Turning each page of this work of art reveals a new astonishing 3-D scene. Breathtaking. It absolutely demands to be shared.
Kylie (age 8) gives this book 5 stars because the pop ups are amazing!
Theresa Weir
Beautiful! Coolest pop-up book ever!
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I'm the author, illustrator, or editor of some 80 books for both adults and children, including poetry, humor, anthologies, and cookbooks. Recent titles include THE CUCKOO'S HAIKU AND OTHER POEMS FOR BIRDERS, OUR FARM, and the fall 2009 title, NO DRIBBLING THE SQUID, a humorous look at some 75 far-fetched, fringe, and fre
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