Sweet illustrations and simple language bring the holidays to life for the youngest of children.
Candles on the menorah, ready to light At Hanukkah, there are many much-anticipated rituals latkes to eat, dreidels to spin, presents to give and receive, and shiny gold treats. Add some free-form fun, from shadow puppetry to singing and dancing, and you have a warm, truly child-friendly
About the Author
David Lozell Martin's previous novels include international bestsellers "Lie to Me" and "Tap, Tap" and the critically acclaimed "The Crying Heart Tattoo", "The Beginning of Sorrows", and "Crazy Love". "Losing Everything" is his first work of nonfiction. He lives in the Washington, D.C., area.
Melissa Sweet has illustrated more than eighty children's books, including the Caldecott Honor books "The Right Word "and "A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams" both written by Jen Bryant. She also wrote and illustrated "Tupelo Rides the Rails"; "Carmine: A Little More Red", which was a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Children's Book; and "Balloons Over Broadway", a picture book biography that was named a 2011 "Publishers Weekly" Best Nonfiction Picture Book. When she is not in her studio, Melissa can be found taking an art class, hiking with her dogs, or riding her bicycle. She lives with her family in Rockport, Maine.