Clever Rachel by Debby Waldman

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In this retelling of a Jewish folktale, Jacob tries to stump Rachel with his best riddles but fails repeatedly. When a young woman in need of help presents Rachel and Jacob with the trickiest riddles of all, they discover the only way to solve them is to work together.

About Debby Waldman

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Debby lives in Edmonton with her husband and two children and conducts writing workshops with students of all ages. When not working on one of her many writing projects, she enjoys reading, cycling, baking, attempting to make nutritionally balanced meals for her family, and ferrying her children to music lessons and sports activities. More information is available on her website Cindy Revell was born in Carrot River, a small town in Saskatchewan. She received her diploma in Environmental Graphic Design. Her illustrations have been used on billboards, wine bottles, books, magazines, calendars, furniture, packaging and numerous children's books all over North America. She was nominated in 2001 for a Governor General's award for children's book illustration (Mallory and the Power Boy). See her work at
Published October 1, 2009 by Orca Book Publishers. 32 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction