The Aleph-Bais Trip on the Aleph-Bais Ship

Chanl Altein; Baruch Beck­er, illus.; D.L. Rosen­feld, ed.
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By – September 19, 2011
Ahoy there Mateys! Gath­er round and join the Aleph-Bais as they board their ship, ready to set sail. One by one the Hebrew let­ters make their way to the Aleph-Bais ship. Some hop by pogo stick, oth­ers fly in by air­plane or hot air bal­loon, but come they do until they are all on board their old-time schooner. Well, almost every­one is there. It seems sof is miss­ing. The let­ters set sail to find their lost com­pan­ion. Once tucked safe­ly aboard, the Aleph-Bet are ready to go. This is an adorable first look at the Aleph-Bet, accord­ing to the Ashke­nazi pro­nun­ci­a­tion. The let­ters present them­selves in Aleph-Bais order in the first half of the book, and then appear ran­dom­ly in the lat­ter half. They are cheer­ful card-shaped char­ac­ters with smi­ley faces and sailor hats. The book pages are stur­dy and plas­tic coat­ed, per­fect for lit­tle hands. For ages 2 – 5.

Mar­cia Ber­neger is a retired teacher who lives with her hus­band and three crazy dogs. She taught both first and sec­ond grade, as well as spe­cial edu­ca­tion. She cur­rent­ly teach­es Torah school, in addi­tion to her vol­un­teer work in class­rooms, libraries, and with var­i­ous fundrais­ers. She lives in San Diego.

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