The Matzah That Papa Brought Home by Fran Manushkin

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Bringing cherished Passover traditions to life, a new book by the author of Latkes and Applesauce: A Hanukkah Story includes a short history of the Passover story, lively illustrations, cumulative verse, and an explanation of holiday symbols.
 

About Fran Manushkin

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FRAN MANUSHKIN is the author of several picture books, including The Matzah That Papa Brought Home. She lives in New York City.URI SHULEVITZ has written and illustrated many beloved books for children, including The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship, which won the Caldecott Medal. Mr. Shulevitz lives in New York. Bittinger is a prominent, award-winning portrait painter. He paints in a style of realism that retains fresh and spontaneous brushwork.
 
Published January 1, 1995 by Scholastic, Inc.. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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From that opening, Manushkin constructs a ``House That Jack Built'' version of the celebration: ``This is the Passover Seder we shared/ to eat the feast that Mama made/ with the matzah that Papa brought home.'' Though her cumulative text deserves applause-the rhymes remain easy and unforced as al...

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