FEATURED BOOKS

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Now available in softcover:

An Adventure in Latkaland: A Hanukkah Story

“Thank you, Karen Fisman, for a rollicking adventure with enough thrills to last all eight days of Hanukkah.”  Eric Kimmel, Author of Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

“…wonderful reading for young children, with just enough suspense to keep them interested.”  Jewish Book World

2010 Jewish Book Network selection  Jewish Book Council

latkaland coverTitle: An Adventure in Latkaland: A Hanukkah Story
Author: Karen Fisman
Illustrator: Thomas McAteer
Category: Juvenile Fiction, Ages 4-8
ISBN: 978-0-9812650-0-1
Format: 5.5 X 8.5 inches, softcover
Pages: 64 pages/colour throughout
Price: $8.50 CDN/$7.99 US

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Follow Jacob and Sarah as as they draw on their wits, courage and the lessons of history to overcome the fearsome obstacles they encounter in this marvelous tale, inspired by the story of the MaccabeesFind out more

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Problems in Purimville: A Purim Story

“This charming story combines elements of mystery, fantasy, and adventure into a chapter book that will keep kids engrossed, and would be a great choice for reading aloud before Purim.”  Association of Jewish Libraries Reviews

“Fisman tells a story with sparkling imagination…Together with brightly coloured illustrations by Wendy Faust, she creates a fanciful tale that entertains with child-appropriate episodes of danger and drama even as it teaches values of goodness, persistence and courage.”  The Canadian Jewish News, March 10, 2011


image002Title: Problems in Purimville: A Purim Story
Author: Karen Fisman
Illustrator: Wendy Faust
Category: Juvenile Fiction, Ages 4-8
ISBN: 978-0-9812650-1-8
Format: 5.5 X 8.5 inches, hardcover
Pages: 64 pages/colour throughout
Price: $14.99 CDN/$13.50 US

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Join Jacob and Sarah on another remarkable adventure as they try to solve the Problems in Purimville in a tale filled with tasty hamantashen, marvelous costumes and very noisy graggers. Find out more…