TheShabbat Princess is a fun, colorful book perfect for the three-to-five year old crowd,girls, in particular. Formany in this age group, there is nothing more special than dressing up for anoccasion. In TheShabbat Princess, Rosie starts asking questions about Shabbat andlearns that her mother’s preparations are to welcome the Shabbat Queen. “Princesses are much more excitingthan queens,” Rosie says, figuring she, herself, will dress up as theprincess. She dresses tothe nines and encourages her parents to go the extra mile to make their Shabbatexperience more special, digging out their crystal candlesticks and shiningtheir silver goblets. Shecreates a Shabbat table fit for a princess and enjoys a royal banquet with herparents. This is a fun bookwith great illustrations. Itconveys the spunkiness of a young girl and her enthusiasm to truly celebratethe Sabbath in style. It’sa fun read for under-five crowd and a story they will enjoy.
Lauren Kramer is a Vancouver-based journalist, wife, and mother with a lifelong passion for literature. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, she has won awards for her writing and reported from many corners of the world. Read more of her work at www.laurenkramer.net.