My First Jewish Word Book by Rosalyn Schanzer

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Text and captioned pictures depict the Jewish home, community, holidays, and symbols.

About Rosalyn Schanzer

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Patricia Lauber is the highly acclaimed author of, among others, Volcano, a Newbery Honor Book, and Flood, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. Her fascination with horses began in childhood, when she loved to read about them. She learned to ride, and at the age of twelve spent a memorable summer on a ranch in New Mexico. Patricia Lauber lives with her husband in New Canaan, Connecticut.Rosalyn Schanzer has written and illustrated several outstanding children's books, including her How We Crossed the West, which received starred reviews from School Library Journal and Publishers Weekly, and, most recently, Gold Fever! As a child, she always enjoyed reading stories about horses. By the time the artist was twelve years old, she'd read all of the Black Stallion books, by Walter Farley; then she studied the muscle structures of horses so that she could draw them herself. Rosalyn Schanzer lives with her husband, Steve, their children, Adam and Kim, and their family dog, Jones, in Fairfax Station, Virginia.Patricia Lauber and Rosalyn Schanzer recently collaborated on The True-or-False Book of Cats, which School Library Journal called "A delightful look at the behavior of these popular pets ... A book that will frequently stray from the shelf.
Published July 1, 1992 by Kar-Ben Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Young Adult.

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In this Richard Scarry-style word book, Jewish readers will delight in the everyday antics of the familiar, humanized animals who cook, eat, play and celebrate--this time with a Judaic twist.

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