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“Widener’s characteristically stylized paintings adopt a variety of perspectives, including child’s-eye level, to convey the multilayered harmony.” —Publishers Weekly
“Drawing on her own childhood memories, Schotter tells a joyful story of a Jewish girl in a small, diverse immigrant community in New York City.” —Booklist
“Kids will respond to the peace and harmony of this community.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books“Aided by Widener’s bold, expressive acrylics, Schotter paints a nostalgic picture of the warmth and joy of a close-knit, urban community and one little girl’s realization of the blessings a new baby will bring.” —School Library Journal
RONI SCHOTTER’s acclaimed picture books include Hanukkah!, winner of the National Jewish Book Award. She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. TERRY WIDENER has received numerous awards for his illustrations. He lives in McKinney, Texas.
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