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When Mindy Saved Hanukkah

When Mindy Saved Hanukkah

by Eric A. Kimmel Illustrated by Barbara McClintock

It was right before Hanukkah and time to make the candles. Everyone waited for Papa to come home. He had gone out to find one big candle so they could make plenty of little ones. But instead, Papa came home with a sprained ankle. The enormous cat that had moved into the temple to chase away the mice had chased Papa! Now how would they get candles for their little menorah? Find out how Mindy saved Hanukkah!

Ages
6, 8, 7
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
2.2
Lexile Measure
470L
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Fables, Folk Tales and Myths

About the Author and Illustrator

Eric A. Kimmel Children's author Eric Kimmel was influenced by both the stories his grandmother remembered from her childhood in Europe and his copy of Grimm's Fairy Tales . His works include Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock and Gershon's Monster .
Barbara McClintock Read about how Barabara McClintock became a children's illustrator whose work on The Heartaches of a French Cat caused it to be recognized by the New York Times.

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