Do you have a kiddo at home who loves scary stories, Halloween-themed movies, and monsters? They will love these books from PJ Library author Eric Kimmel. Though his beasties are friendly, the creatures are sure to delight any young, supernatural-enthralled reader.
Recommended for ages 6 to 8+ Years
Instead of dealing with his mistakes, Gershon the baker sweeps them into the cellar. In this retelling of a Hasidic legend, Gershon eventually discovers a better way of living.
Recommended for ages 5 to 6 Years
When a rabbi leaves his housemaid in charge while he visits the emperor, a golem, a creature made from clay, comes to life and creates more latkes than the city can contain.
Recommended for ages 8+ Years
Hershel finds a way to outwit the goblins that haunt the village synagogue and are keeping the villagers from celebrating Hanukkah.
Recommended for ages 7 to 8 Years
Townspeople are unnerved by the mischief created by a pair of devils, but a wise rabbi keeps things in perspective and under control until the town is reclaimed and Hanukkah can once again be celebrated in peace.
October 14, 2021