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The Best Hanukkah Ever
 
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Barbara Diamond Goldin
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The Best Hanukkah Ever

3.80  ·  Rating Details  ·  15 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
When the Knoodle family tries to follow their rabbi's advice about giving the perfect gift, everything goes wrong and their Hanukkah seems ruined until the rabbi comes to straighten things out.
Hardcover, First, 15 pages
Published 2007 by Marshall Cavendish Children
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Angela
Oct 06, 2008 Angela rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Genre: Picture Book - Multicultural - Jewish
Ages: 4-8
Awards: X

The story is about a family who, because of the advice of their rabbi, attempts to give the perfect Hanukkah gift. The Knoodle family exchanges names. Little Yekl gets a pickle barrel from Bubby Sadie, Bubby Sadie gets a curling iron from Shayna, Shayna gets frogs from Little Yekl, Papa Jack gets a straw hat from Mama Pearl, and Mama Pearl gets a red guitar from Papa Jack. They are all unhappy with their gifts. Bubby Sadie makes Papa
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Kathryn Cunningham
When the Knoodle family sets out to give the perfect Hanukkah gifts, something goes terribly awry. The menorah is lovely, the singing is delightful, and the potato pancakes are delicious, but the presents are all wrong. Papa Jack gets a flowery sun hat, big sister Shayna gets a box full of tree frogs, and little brother Yekl gets a pickle barrel. Nobody can figure out what happened, but everyone agrees that Hanukkah is ruined. Their only hope is some last minute advice by their rabbi. See how th ...more
Kimberly Entrekin
GREAT read aloud around the holiday season to show celebrations other than our own. Diversity
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