These three brightly colored, sturdy board books introduce children to basic Jewish concepts and vocabulary. In My Torah Colors, Jewish and some general objects are displayed, with each page featuring one color. The pages of My Torah Numbers feature the counting of Jewish items such as kiddush cups and menorahs accompanied by pictures. My Alef-Beis is read from right to left and has a picture for each letter of the Hebrew alphabet with words labeled in both English and Hebrew. The fonts are easy to read and the pictures are cheerful and appealing. These books are recommended for toddlers who are learning all about their Jewish world and are perfect for laptime fun.
Additional Titles Featured in Review
Michal Hoschander Malen is the editor of Jewish Book Council’s young adult and children’s book reviews. A former librarian, she has lectured on topics relating to literacy, run book clubs, and loves to read aloud to her grandchildren.