Jewish stories to share with your kids from Kalaniot Books

Category: Books and Music

Kalaniot Books has several new releases for kids filled with Jewish culture. With interesting stories and great artwork, these books are good bedtime stories or anytime stories.

A Snake, a Flood, a Hidden Baby is a collection of Bible stories retold for youngsters. This book is geared for ages 6-11 and includes the stories of Joseph, Moses, Noah, Abraham and Sarah, the Tower of Babel, and Adam and Eve. They are fun and whimsical in tone. This is a good introduction to Bible stories for kids.

  • SBN: 978-0-9988527-9-9
  • Hardcover $19.99
  • 48 pages

 

 

The Candy Man Mystery is a cute story of a young Jewish boy who waits for Shabbat service every week to hear tales from one older man at the Synagogue. This man also doles out candy to the kids. But one night he is missing. Where could he be? The ending is a sweet (no pun intended) lesson about sharing and friendship. This book is for ages 4-11.

 

  • ISBN: 978-1-7350875-2-8
  • Hardcover $19.99
  • 32 pages

 

The Rabbi and the Painter combines the cultures of sixteenth century Venice with a modern twist. This was a time when Jews lived in a ghetto yet one little boy was always interested in life and people outside of his little area. One day he meets an older man and the two become friends. This man is painting The Last Supper and is surprised when the boy tells him it is the story of Passover. Their friendship lasts a lifetime and the story is intriguing. It is for ages 6-11.

  • ISBN: 978-0-9988527-8-2
  • Hardcover $19.99
  • 32 pages

 

 

My Israel and Me celebrates the people that make up the country of Israel. This is a unique book combining both rhyming verse with a text that explains about the people and life of the land. It is informative for everyone. Even adults will enjoy this as it educates readers about what is happening in all areas of the country. For ages 4-11, this is another good bedtime book.

  • ISBN: 978-1-7350875-3-5
  • Hardcover $19.99
  • 32 pages

 

If you are looking for Chanukah gifts, keep these books in mind. They are also great for other holiday gifts as well as simply everyday books. The illustrations with the stories provide readers with intelligent stories told in a way youngsters can understand without dumbing down the words. They are informative, educational, enjoyable, and have good lessons to impart.

 

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