Children's Passover Book Signing with Laurel Snyder, Author of The Longest Night

Event date: 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

LAUREL SNYDER is the author of several Jewish-themed books for young
children, among them Nosh, Schlep, Schluff: Baby Yiddish; Baxter, the
Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher; as well as the novels Bigger than a
Breadbox, Penny Dreadful, Any Which Wall, and Up and Down the Scratchy
Mountains. 

  Here's a picture book for all Jewish families to read while celebrating Passover. Unlike other Passover picture books that focus on the contemporary celebration of the holiday, or are children's haggadahs, this gorgeous picture book in verse follows the actual story of the Exodus. Told through the eyes of a young slave girl, author Laurel Snyder and illustrator Catia Chien skillfully and gently depict the story of Pharoah, Moses, the 10 plagues, and the parting of the Red Sea in a remarkably accessible way. 

This dramatic adventure, set over 3,500 years ago, of a family that endures hardships and ultimately finds freedom is the perfect tool to help young children make sense of the origins of the Passover traditions.

Event address: 
1189 Euclid Ave NE
30307-1509 Atlanta
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By Laurel Snyder, Catia Chien (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9780375869426
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - February 12th, 2013

Here's a picture book for all Jewish families to read while celebrating Passover. Unlike other Passover picture books that focus on the contemporary celebration of the holiday, or are children's haggadahs, this gorgeous picture book in verse follows the actual story of the Exodus.


By Laurel Snyder, David Goldin (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781582463155
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Published: Tricycle Press - August 24th, 2010

While waiting for the bus, a man tells Baxter the pig about the joys of Shabbat dinner. But before Baxter can find out how he, too, can join in the fun, the man has boarded the bus. Soon after, Baxter learns that he certainly cannot be a part of Shabbat dinner because he's not Kosher. So begins one pig's misguided quest to become Kosher.


By Laurel Snyder, Tiphanie Beeke (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780375864971
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 25th, 2011

Learning—and using—Yiddish is fun for the whole family, from the youngest mamaleh to the oldest bubbe and zaideh. Introduced to America as the mother tongue of millions of Jewish immigrants, Yiddish has made its way into everyday English. The sprightly, rhyming text follows a toddler through a busy day and is peppered from beginning to end with Yiddish words.


By Laurel Snyder, Abigail Halpin (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780375861697
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Published: Yearling Books - September 27th, 2011

From the author of "Any Which Wall, " comes another story of magic and how it can change you. In "Penny Dreadful" the magic is small, but the transformation is big. Penelope Grey is a lonely, wealthy child in a nothern big city who, by a twist of fate, becomes Penny: a happy, poor child in the rural south.


$6.29
ISBN: 9780375873256
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Published: Yearling Books - September 11th, 2012

A magical breadbox that delivers whatever you wish for as long as it fits inside? It's too good to be true Twelve-year-old Rebecca is struggling with her parents' separation, as well as a sudden move to her gran's house in another state. For a while, the magic bread box, discovered in the attic, makes life away from home a little easier.


By Laurel Snyder, Greg Call (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780375847202
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Published: Yearling Books - January 12th, 2010

THIS IS THE tale of Lucy and her best friend, Wynston. Until recently, they spent their days paddling in the river, picking blackberries, and teasing each other mercilessly. But now, King Desmond has insisted that Wynston devote every spare second to ruby-shining and princess-finding. Lucy feels left out. So she sets off for the Scratchy Mountains to solve the mystery of her missing mother.