When people think of eating hamantaschen (what Edie Stoltz Zokolower defines as Haman’s hat) during the holiday of Purim, most would speculate raccoons, skunks, and owls would not be digesting or cooking these cookies. However, all of these events strangely do happen in this fun board book for toddlers. This book does not cover the historical holiday of Purim — it’s all about the treats. The bright cartoon – styled illustrations with animals dressed up in costumes (and kippot!) are appealing and joyous. Recommended for ages 18 mos – 3.
Ben Patscam is a librarian at the Shalom School in Sacramento, CA. He hopes one dayto meet his beshert and that she fits into his life as well as the kippot Zelda makes in thebook he reviewed