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Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins

Author: Eric A Kimmel; Trina Schart Hyman; Holiday House (Firm),
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, [1989] ©1989
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates how Hershel outwits the goblins that haunt the old synagogue and prevent the village people from celebrating Hanukkah.
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Genre/Form: Hanukkah stories
Caldecott Medal
Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Oregon authors
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kimmel, Eric A.
Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins.
New York : Holiday House, ©1989
(OCoLC)556524581
Online version:
Kimmel, Eric A.
Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins.
New York : Holiday House, ©1989
(OCoLC)607904626
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric A Kimmel; Trina Schart Hyman; Holiday House (Firm),
ISBN: 0823407691 9780823407699 0823411311 9780823411313 9780823431649 0823431649
OCLC Number: 19324047
Notes: Trina Schart Hyman (April 8, 1939 - November 19, 2004) was an American illustrator of children's books. She illustrated over 150 books, including fairy tales and Arthurian legends. She won the 1985 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration, recognizing Saint George and the Dragon, retold by Margaret Hodges. She also won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for picture books, recognizing King Stork (Little, Brown, 1973), text by Howard Pyle (1853-1911). She was a Caldecott runner-up three times, for her own retelling of Little Red Riding Hood in 1984, Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins by Eric Kimmel in 1990, and A Child's Calendar by John Updike in 2000. And she was a Boston Globe-Horn Book picture book runner-up twice, for All in Free but Janey by Elizabeth Johnson in 1968 and On to Widecombe Fair by Patricia Gauch in 1978.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 1990.
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by Eric Kimmel ; illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman.

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Relates how Hershel outwits the goblins that haunt the old synagogue and prevent the village people from celebrating Hanukkah.

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Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2014-12-10) Excellent Permalink

This is a fun story that mixes Jewish tradition with some pesky goblins who do not like Hanukkah. One brave man goes to the Jewish Synagogue to break the spell and end the goblin's resistance to this important Jewish holiday. Great story for young readers.

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