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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
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Hardcover, 16 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by Candlewick Press
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Barbara
Mar 16, 2012 Barbara rated it it was amazing
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
Margaret Klein
Nov 29, 2013 Margaret Klein rated it it was amazing
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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.
Margie
Dec 24, 2012 Margie rated it it was amazing
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.
Theresa Weir
Oct 16, 2011 Theresa Weir rated it it was amazing
Beautiful! Coolest pop-up book ever!
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.
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Feb 01, 2012 Daisy rated it really liked it
Turning each page of this work of art reveals a new astonishing 3-D scene. Breathtaking. It absolutely demands to be shared.
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Cute pop-up book about lighting candles for Chanukah around the world.
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beautiful pop-ups.
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Kylie (age 8) gives this book 5 stars because the pop ups are amazing!
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Rosen's Website should provide all this and more. It's http://www.fidosopher.com.
Nonetheless: Michael J. Rosen is an American author and illustrator with over 120 books of fiction, nonfiction, humor, picture books, poetry, and more. With a strong interest in nature and animals, reflecting his animal behavior degree from Ohio State University, Rosen resides within a peaceful crease of Central Ohio
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