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About Tilda Balsley
"So I have high expectations for the books that I write--not the least of these is to make my readers laugh. I've found that a sprinkling of humor improves just about everything in life."
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This is a fixed-format ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book.
Judah and the little army of Maccabees fight to free Jerusalem from the cruel King Antiochus in this vibrant and action-filled rhyming version of the famous Hanukkah story.
Brosh can’t find his blue cap, and suspects that one of his friends has taken it. When Grover returns the lost item, Brosh is glad that the High Holidays offer him a chance to say, “I’m sorry.”
The Passover story is enlivened in this creative rendition of the Ten Plagues. Everyone can take part as Moses implores Pharoah to "Let My People Go!" This light-hearted rhyming tale can be read alone or with a cast of characters as a "Reader's Theater."
Grover does a mitzvah (good deed) by joining his friends to spruce up the neighborhood playground. Even Moishe Oofnik comes out of his trash can to help, eating up all the trash, and separating the cans for recycling.
Grover and Big Bird are in a hurry to get to the Passover seder, but—uh, oh!—there are many delays. Moishe Oofnik comes to the rescue in his tumbledown truck, but will they arrive in time to ask the Four Questions?
The Purim story has never been more fun! This lavishly rhyming tale is a wonderful read-aloud book, and its color-coded dialogue is perfect for Reader's Theater performances.
Following the story, additional material providesparents and teachers with educational information about blue crabs as well as other lowcountry wildlife including pelicans, cordgrass, dolphins, grasshoppers, and Spanish moss and about habitat protection. To round out the blue crab experience, a delicious crab cake recipe, simple enough for children to make, is included as well.
Why is matzah plain and flat? For centuries it’s been like that.
A rhyming introduction to Passover’s traditional food, with children eating and enjoying “lotsa matzah” many different ways during the holiday.
A to Z, an alphabet Passover scene.
Find all the letters in between!
ABC Passover Hunt is a colorful, interactive, rhyming search for Passover foods, customs, and symbols.
Journey to Israel with furry loveable Grover from Sesame Street as he visits the Western Wall, participates in an archaeological dig, shops in the Machane Yehuda market, eats yummy drippy falafel, visits a kibbutz, hikes the twisty snake path to the top of Masada, floats in the Dead Sea, rides a camel and shares the hospitality of a Bedouin family. The fifth in Kar-Ben's 'Shalom Sesame' series.