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Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah

3.63  ·  Rating Details ·  27 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
From the creator of the bestselling My Love For You comes this joyful rendering of a favorite Hanukkah song. Celebrate with a family of mice as they dance the horah, spin the dreidel, and eat delicious latkes to honor the festival of lights. Musical notes are included, so parents and children can sing along for eight happy nights.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published September 16th 2004 by Dial (first published September 2004)
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Nikki Chadwick
This story is for children to read themselves, and/or sing along to the “Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah” song. This story intrigues children because it provides a plot with a use of language that is age-appropriate for lower elementary grades. The illustrations correspond to both the text and the setting; and hold interest to the reader, which enhance and add to the story. Instead of using characters, Roth uses mice, which are not presented in a negative light; therefore, no negative stereotypes are ...more
Kelly
This has been one of my favorite holiday books for a couple of years now. Using the traditional "Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah" text (and music, if you choose to sing it), the book is an engaging introduction to Hanukkah for children who are unfamiliar with the celebration, and a wonderful affirmation for children who themselves celebrate the Festival of Lights. Without telling the faith story of the miracle of the oil, Roth's papercut illustrations clearly depict common Hanukkah celebratory traditions ...more
Cheryl
A cute introduction with colorful collages introduce the activities of the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah. Very simple text and a song at the end! Grinned when I saw what book the little mice family were reading.
Samantha
Musical text pairs with papercut mixed media collage artwork. A family of mice celebrates the holiday with traditional symbols represented. The artwork is a bit stronger than the text for me, but the sheet music is included should readers want to perform the story. PreK-2.
Lena Barnes
Dec 01, 2009 Lena Barnes rated it it was ok
This book is great for Hanukkah. The pictures are whimsical collages of different materials. This book is the holiday song of "Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah".
Miss Sarah
Jan 06, 2016 Miss Sarah rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: hanukkah
Didn't love the felt esq pictures of mice which threw off my love of the book. The Hanukkah song set to pictures of mice. Simple for any age group not a board book but not full size either.
Beverly
Nov 17, 2013 Beverly rated it really liked it
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The words to a traditional Hanukkah song are illustrated with adorable collage mice. This simple book is great for toddler and preschool audiences.
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