Barefoot Book of Jewish Tales

Barefoot Book of Jewish Tales

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This engaging collection includes eight delightful tales from the Jewish tradition. Each story has been chosen for its appeal to families and each has a simple yet powerful, message. Written by Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand, herself a mother of three, this is a fantastic set of stories to share and to treasure. AGES: 7+ AUTHOR: Rabbi Boyd Gelfand was ordained in 1993 at the Jewish Theological Seminary, and currently serves as the director of JHub, a program that promotes social action, innovation and social entrepreneurship in the British Jewish community. As the mother of three young children, she understands well how to engage children with stories that are vivid and interesting. Shoshana lives and works in North London. Amanda Hall studied graphic art and illustration at Cambridge School of Art (now Anglia Ruskin University). The inspiration for Amanda's work comes from cultures all over the world, including the roots of myths, legends and fairy tales of North and South America, Europe, Africa and India. Amanda has illustrated many books, including The Barefoot Book of Animal Tales. Amanda lives and works in Cambridge, UK. SELLING POINTS: Authenticity: Author Rabbi Boyd Gelfand makes Jewish traditional tales appealing and approachable to a young audience. Education Market: Includes endmatter about significant Jewish symbols found in illustrations and meanings of Hebrew names found in text, as well as notes on the history and tradition behind each folktale Global Appeal: Thought-provoking tales will be meaningful for children and families of all faiths. Celebrity Narrator: Beloved American actress Debra Messing lends her distinctive voice to this timeless collectio
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Mixed media product | 80 pages
  • 229 x 279 x 15.24mm | 635.03g
  • Bath, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 184686884X
  • 9781846868849
  • 935,502

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