An introduction to Hanukkah for young children, covering the holiday's history, popular traditions, and such defining symbols as the menorah and the dreidel.
Hanukkah is.a Jewish festival commemorating the recovery of Jerusalem and the subsequent rededication of the Second Temple at the beginning of the Maccabean revolt against the Seleucid Empire in the 2nd Century BCE. It is also known as the Festival of Lights.
Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers, these books touch upon the history and traditions of a diverse range of both secular and faith- based festive celebrations. Each Seedlings book closes with a labeled-image guide for further review. As introductions to informational text, these titles will plant the seeds of knowledge! Hanukkah covers the holiday's history, popular traditions, and such defining symbols as the menorah and the dreidel.