A family enjoys their weekly Sabbath dinner in a board book full of warm illustrations and a simple narration sure to appeal to young children.
Shabbat shalom! We hurry home.
Dressed in their best, a family lights the Shabbat candles. Then it’s time to share a traditional meal with red wine and challah bread. After dinner, singing joyful songs has everyone feeling cozy and ready for bed. With a rhyming text and friendly illustrations, this inviting window into one family’s celebration of the Jewish Sabbath is a welcome addition for young children of any faith.
About the Author
Douglas Florian was born and raised in New York City and educated at Queens College and the School of Visual Art. Before turning to poetry and illustration for young people, Douglas Florian was a cartoonist for the New Yorker. His many collections of poetry for children include Poetrees, Dinothesaurus, and Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs. DouglasFlorian’s abstract paintings have been exhibited in numerous solo and group shows, several of which have been favorably reviewed in the New Yorker and the New York Times. He lives in New York City.
Hannah Tolson earned a degree in illustration from Falmouth University and also studied at Leeds College of Art, both in the United Kingdom. Since graduating, she has worked with many publishers around the world and has many children’s picture books to her name.