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4 edition of The dreidel who wouldn"t spin. found in the catalog.

The dreidel who wouldn"t spin.

by Libby M Klaperman

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Behrman House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPictures by Laszlo Matulay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K677 Dr
The Physical Object
Pagination[47] p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6086339M
LC Control Number51000248
OCLC/WorldCa7020141

The Dreidel that Wouldn't Spin by Martha Seif Simpson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Ms. Simpson’s first book with World Wisdom (through our children’s books imprint, Wisdom Tales Press) is The Dreidel That Wouldn’t Spin: A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah. The story is a charming account of a toyshop owner who witnesses a bit of a miracle in his store and through it comes to appreciate the true meaning of Hanukkah.

This list of the best kids books about Hanukkah is sure to include a new favorite for the voracious young reader in your life! The Dreidle That Wouldn’t Spin. Written by Martha Seif Simpson & illustrated by Durga Yael Bernhard. picture book. Recommend Ages: a dreidel, and a shmear on a bagel. Includes an exclusive latke recipe by. Pris: kr. Inbunden, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp The Dreidel that Wouldn't Spin av Martha Seif Simpson på

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The dreidel who wouldn"t spin by Libby M Klaperman Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Dreidel That Wouldn’t Spin: A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah is a memorable Hanukkah parable and an excellent picture book for the Jewish Festival of Lights.

Martha Seif Simpson skillfully places the emphasis of this heartwarming story toward the merits of /5(19). "The Dreidel that Wouldn't Spin" is a delightful new children's book celebrating the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. The book is about the commercialization of the holiday which, falling at around the same time as Christmas, tends to become an occasion for spending a great deal of money on presents/5.

But the dreidel will not spin for the girl, so she returns it for a refund the next day. An equally arrogant boy buys the dreidel and returns it for the same reason, leaving the shopkeeper mystified. Finally, a poor child enters the shop and lovingly admires the beautiful dreidel as a symbol of : Wisdom Tales.

Who Wrote The Dreidle That Wouldn’t Spin. Martha Seif Simpson is an author and children s librarian. She has served as the Head of Children s Services at the Stratford Library Association in Stratford, CT for the last twenty years. She is the author of Author: Martha Seif Simpson.

Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Danny the Dreidel has rested all year, and now Hanukkah is coming he refuses to spin, until a man from Israel tells what a Dreidel does and Danny is so proud that he spins for a happy Hanukkah.

Dreidel That Wouldnt Spin (Hardcover) A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah. By Martha Seif Simpson, Durga Yael Bernhard (Calligrapher) Wisdom Tales,32pp. Publication Date: December 1, It was a special book that told a story about a dreidel that just did not want to spin for everyone.

What made this book so unique for me were the last few pages. The author gave detailed information on the meaning of the symbols that were on 5/5(2). The Dreidel That Wouldn't Spin by Martha Seif Simpson and illustrated by Durga Yael Bernhard is a story that takes place in Prague a century ago that reminds us all that money does not buy miracles.

This story tells of a toy shop owner who buys. The Dreidel That Wouldn't Spin: A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah by Martha Simpson When an ornate dreidel refuses to spin for two spoiled children, a shopkeeper wonders how this could possibly be.

In this folklore-inspired tale, a magical dreidel just won't spin for greedy, spoiled children. The shopkeeper wonders: will it spin for another child — one who carries the true spirit of Hanukkah in his heart.

The book includes a useful appendix that explains Hanukkah, and how to play the dreidel game. Sammy Spider's First Hanukkah. Even when I was well into my teens, and too old for many of the books my mother had collected over the years, The Dreidel that Wouldn't Spin: A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah by Martha Seif Simpson.

The end of the book offers a truncated but effective explanation of the origins of the Hanukkah miracle as well as information about dreidels, what the Hebrew letters mean, and how to play the dreidel game.

One of the best Hanukkah books to come out in years. Like the magical dreidel in the story, The Dreidel that Wouldn't Spin is a treasure. Updated version of a short trailer of a new children's book from Wisdom Tales Press, written by Martha Seif Simpson and illustrated by artist Durga Yael Bernhard.

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The Dreidel that Wouldn’t Spin A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah. by Martha Seif Simpson. Wisdom Tales. Independent Book Publishers Association Members' Titles. The merchant puts a high price on the top and displays it prominently in the toy shop window. A wealthy customer purchases the dreidel for his overindulged, pushy daughter, but when the toy won’t spin for her, it’s returned.

A second customer buys the toy for her grabby little boy. Buy this book Contrary to what the title says, the dreidel it mentions will spin—it just won’t spin for the spoiled, greedy kids who are its first and second owners.

THE DREIDEL THAT WOULDN'T SPIN by Martha Seif Simpson, Durga Yael Bernhard | Kirkus Reviews A child's innocent appreciation for life's small wonders transforms a shopkeeper's business attitude during the busy selling season of Hanukkah. Free shipping on orders of $35+ from Target.

Read reviews and buy Dreidel That Wouldnt Spin - by Martha Seif Simpson (Hardcover) at Target. Get it Price: $ The Dreidel That Wouldn't Spin: A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah by Martha Seif Simpson (Picture Book) The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable).

They light the menorah, spin the dreidel, make latkes, and learn the importance of mitzvah. In this tabbed board book, youngsters will even find a tasty latke recipe and instructions for constructing a dreidel, with rules for play.

A festive foil-stamped cover makes this a fine holiday gift for fans of Curious George. The Dreidel That Wouldn't Spin: A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah "One of the best Hanukkah books to come out in years.

Like the magical dreidel in the story, The Dreidel That Wouldn't Spin is a treasure.".books for teachers and librarians and active in the American Library Association.

Her first children’s book What NOT to Give Your Mom on Mother’s Day was released in She credits growing up in the Tifereth Israel Synagogue and helping out at her parent’s small variety store with her idea for The Dreidel That Wouldn’t Spin.The Dreidel that Wouldn't Spin is a feel-good story that families will be able to share and enjoy year after year.

It perfectly encapsulates the message of this minor holiday. The illustrations by Durga Yael Bernhard complement and capture utterly the text throughout, with lots of spot art to keep the child engaged while the story develops.