We Go to Shul

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We Go to Shul

author: Douglas Florian
illustrator: Hannah Tolson

A day of rest with which weíre blessed.
We all get dressed.

Itís Saturday, and one family is setting out to walk together to shul. Inside the synagogue, they all say hello to their friends and the rabbi, then listen and watch as the Torah is read and held aloft. Singing aloud with everyone else is fun! In a welcome addition for children of any faith, this simple, warmly illustrated story takes an inviting look at a weekly Jewish tradition.

A family heads to synagogue together in a charming board book for little listeners with a rhyming text and child-friendly illustrations.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$7.99 / $0.00
1536242551 /  9781536242553
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Board Book Fiction / EBook
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
22 / N/A
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Religious; School & Education; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
Douglas Florian was born and raised in New York City and educated at Queens College and the School of Visual Art. Before turning to poetry and illustration for young people, Douglas Florian was a cartoonist for the New Yorker. His many collections of poetry for children include Poetrees, Dinothesaurus, and Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs. Douglas Florianís abstract paintings have been exhibited in numerous solo and group shows, several of which have been favorably reviewed in the New Yorker and the New York Times. He lives in New York City.
illustrator’s comments:
Hannah Tolson earned a degree in illustration from Falmouth University and also studied at Leeds College of Art, both in the United Kingdom. Since graduating, she has worked with many publishers around the world and has many childrenís picture books to her name.
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