A DIFFERENT KIND OF PASSOVER
“Those who celebrate Passover will find a story that resonates with tradition and family love. The colorful illustrations depict a … family drawn together at a special time. A… sympathetic tale that will resonate with many families.” - Kirkus Reviews
BEST FRIENDS PRETEND!
“This cheerful celebration of imagination introduces two little girls–the best of friends-who like nothing better than to pretend....
“The two friends that star in this board book aren't content to just ‘play princesses’ (though they enjoy doing that, too)...”
THE ELIJAH DOOR
“...does a magnificent job of bringing this Jewish Romeo and Juliet fable to life.” – Publishers Weekly
“Feuding families live in “side-by-side houses in a small village that was sometimes Poland and sometimes Russia” in this original folktale that may be destined to become a Passover classic...”. The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.
PRESCHOOL DAY HOORAY!
“What a delightful book! This story is the perfect one to read to your child who is getting ready to go to preschool! My five-year-old daughters will soon be attending so I feel fortunate to have such a wonderful story to share with them as they prepare for the next step in their life journey.”.... read more
“Jaunty rhymes describe a child's typical day at preschool. First things first: "Hi to teacher, / Coat on hook. / Run to shelf / And find a book." Later: "Find my mat / And make a nest. / Shhhh! I need to / Take a rest." Strauss's economical text is age appropriate, and Nakata's colorful, blocky illustrations give kids lots to look at.” – Horn Book
“This book provides a comforting and specific look at the school day….Hiroe Nakata’s illustrations…provide a gentle and familiar world.” - Chicago Tribune, 7/24/10
DROP EVERYTHING AND WRITE!
“DROP EVERYTHING AND WRITE! is a book that should be bought in single copies AND classroom sets. Its inviting prose, thought-provoking exercises, and natural flow make it indispensable for aspiring writers and those who teach them.” - David Richardson, book review columnist for International Reading Association's Reading Today.