Purim

In 2021, Purim begins at sunset on Thursday, February 25 through the evening of Friday, February 26.
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Happy Birthday, Trees! Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781541545649
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing (R) - October 1st, 2020

It's Tu B'Shevat--Jewish Arbor Day--and a diverse group of children work together to plant a tree. After digging a hole, placing the tree, filling the hole with dirt, patting the ground, and spraying the garden hose, the children celebrate by wishing the tree a happy birthday, and then look forward to when it blossoms on Tu B'Shevat the following year.


Is It Purim Yet? (Celebrate Jewish Holidays) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807533918
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 1st, 2017

It’s nearly spring, which means it’s time to celebrate the cheerful Jewish holiday of Purim. Purim recounts the time when Esther, Queen of Persia, saved the Jews from the evil Haman, who wanted to execute the Jewish people. It’s a time to dress up in costumes, fill the hamantashen, swing the noisemakers, and read the Megillah scroll.


It's Purim Time! Cover Image
By Latifa Berry Kropf, Tod Cohen (Photographer)
$8.95
ISBN: 9780761384939
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing (R) - January 1st, 2012

In the fifth of Kar-Ben's popular holiday series, preschoolers dress up and act out the story of Purim, make groggers (noise makers) and hamentaschen (three-cornered cookies), and deliver shalach manot (Purim treats).


It's Tu B'Shevat! (Very First Board Books) Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9781580131278
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing (Tm) - August 1st, 2005

Rhyming verse and brightly colored illustrations tell the story of a boy and his family planting a tree for Tu B'Shevat and watching it grow. This board book is just right for little hands.


Purim (Celebrations in My World) Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780778747826
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Published: Crabtree Publishing Company - January 1st, 2010

Purim is here! One of the happiest Jewish holidays on the calendar, this springtime holiday is celebrated with costume parties, parades, and special foods. Learn the story, customs, and good deeds that are celebrated on this religious holiday.


Purim Chicken Cover Image
By Margery Cuyler, Puy Pinillos (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807533819
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 1st, 2017

It’s Purim and the animals on the farm are planning their celebration! They decide to sing songs, wear costumes, and put on a play about Queen Esther. It’s fun until Quack the duck, the star of their show, goes missing! Cluck the hen must be brave like Queen Esther and go in search of Quack near the fox’s den.


Purim Is Coming! Cover Image
By Tracy Newman, Viviana Garofoli (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781512408270
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing (R) - January 1st, 2017

The fifth in the popular Jewish holiday board book series by Newman and Garofoli, a family and their adorable dog celebrate the kid-friendly holiday of Purim with its megillah reading, parade, cookie baking, and carnival.


The Purim Superhero Cover Image
By Elisabeth Kushner, Mike Byrne (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780761390626
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing (R) - January 1st, 2013

Nate loves aliens and he really wants to wear an alien costume for Purim, but his friends are all dressing as superheroes and he wants to fit in. What will he do? With the help of his two dads he makes a surprising decision.


Sadie's Snowy Tu B'Shevat Cover Image
By Jamie Korngold, Julie Fortenberry (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781512426793
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing (R) - December 19th, 2017

Sadie wants to plant a tree for Tu B'Shevat. But it's the middle of winter Her parents and grandfather assure her that a tree can't take root in the frozen ground. But with help from brother Ori and Grandma, Sadie learns why the tree-planting holiday is celebrated in winter and finds her own special ways to celebrate it.


Sammy Spider's First Purim Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781580130622
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing (R) - August 1st, 2000

Sammy Spider wants to help Josh get ready for Purim. Instead, he gets stuck inside a grogger. How will he escape?


The Story of Esther: A Purim Tale Cover Image
By Eric A. Kimmel, Jill Weber (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780823422234
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Published: Holiday House - January 1st, 2011

Perfect for young readers, this retelling of the Purim story brings together a mighty king, a jealous scoundrel, a wise uncle-- and a clever heroine.


When It's Purim Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9780822589471
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing (Tm) - March 1st, 2009

With simple rhyming text we share the experience of little children making hamantashen to give as gifts on Purim.


The Queen Who Saved Her People Cover Image
By Tilda Balsley, Ilene Richard (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780761350934
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing (Tm) - January 1st, 2011

The Purim story has never been more fun This lavishly rhyming tale is a wonderful read-aloud book, and its color-coded dialogue is perfect for Reader's Theater performances.


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