The Eighth Menorah

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Albert Whitman & Company
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8.35 X 10.3 X 0.36 inches | 0.76 pounds

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About the Author

Lauren L. Wohl has loved children's books all her life: first as a child reader; then as a school librarian, a publisher, a mom, a reviewer, and now as a grandmother. She is the author of Matzoh Mouse. A native New Yorker, she lives with her husband in South Beach, Florida, and in Lenox, Massachusetts. Laura Hughes is the illustrator of Rabbit on the Run and studied illustration at Kingston University in London. She lives in East London, England.


"This evenly paced story explores a common dilemma in Jewish families--that of multiple menorahs--and gives a little boy the opportunity to do some independent problem-solving...Sam and his Grammy are a simpatico pair, one readers of all ages will be able to relate to."--Kirkus Reviews

"Brightly colored and emphatic pictures by Hughes bring this charming Hanukkah story to life."--Publishers Weekly

"This heartwarming story features an anxious little boy that kids will easily relate to, along with a loving family."--Booklist

"The cheerful cartoon illustrations complement the easygoing story."--School Library Journal

"This book ties in well with sharing, problem-solving, and caring for others. The underlying theme and message make this book appropriate for any group of students."--Library Media Connection