This is the Challah by Sue Hepker

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Bubbe is preparing for Shabbat and her granddaughter gets to help with a very important part: baking the challah. They work together with enthusiasm, even as the sugar spills, the baby cries, and eggs crack on the floor! Bubbe lovingly holds it all together as the chaos builds and then dissipates into a warm, loving family dinner. Told in a cumulative rhyme, This is the Challah makes a perfect read-aloud for bedtime or anytime!


Bubbe s challah recipe make your own!

Beautiful full-color illustrations bursting with energy and humor

About Sue Hepker

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Amy Wummer has been illustrating children's books and publications for ten years. She and her husband, Mark, live in Reading, Pennsylvania with their three children.
Published October 15, 2012 by Behrman House. 24 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Cooking, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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“These are the hands that squished the flour / that thickened the oil / that softened the sugar / that sweetened the eggs / that whipped the yeast / that frothed the water / that went in the challah that Bubbe made.” Cheery watercolor-and-graphite drawings depict a modern and youthful-looking gra...

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