Books for children
The Magic Dreidels: A Hanukkah Story
While everyone else in the house prepares for Hanukkah, Jacob wants nothing but to play with his new brass dreidel. When he is sent to fetch water, he accidentally sends his dreidel into the well. Little does Jacob know that a good-willed, if mischievous, goblin lives at the bottom of the well.
Sammy Spider's First Hanukkah (Sammy Spider's First Books) Sylvia A. Rouss; Buy New: $6.95
A Confused Hanukkah: An Original Story of Chelm Jon Koons; Buy New: $11.89
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
What are the poor villagers to do? The holiday-hating, hill-dwelling hobgoblins are bound and determined to ruin yet another Hanukkah for them. Every year the beasties snuff out the menorah candles, destroy the dreidels, and pitch the potato latkes on the floor.
Moishe's Miracle: A Hanukkah Story
While the Candles Burn:
Latkes and Applesauce: A Hanukkah Story (Blue Ribbon Book)
Hanukkah (Holidays and Celebrations)
A Hanukkah Holiday Cookbook (Festive Foods for the Holidays)
The Lights of Hanukkah:
From Publishers Weekly: This beautiful coffee table book displays more than 60 full-color photographs of particularly striking, beautiful or historic menorahs (including one in which eight Liberty Bells represent the independence of the Maccabees).
Festival of Lights : The Story of Hanukkah
Hanukkah, Festival of Lights: Celebrate With Songs, Decorations, Food, Games, Prayers, and Traditions
Hanukah Games for Children
Hanukkah Puzzle Book
A Hanukkah book in 8 parts for 8 days of fun. Each book focuses on a different aspect of the Hanukkah story.
Ellen G. K. Rubin is the Popuplady; an avid collector of pop-ups and board books, with over 5000 titles in her collection. She served as curator of the exhibition, Brooklyn Pops Up! The History and Art of the Movable Book, held at the Brooklyn Public Library. Ms. Rubin, a recognized expert on movable books, has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show discussing the history of pop-up books and demonstrating their artistic qualities.
My First Hanukkah Board Book
Spin the Dreidel!
Celebrate Chanukah and play the dreidel game! Spin the dreidel and see where it lands. Nun, gimel, hey, and shin -- who will win?
Rugrats Book of Chanukah (Simon & Schuster Library)
It's Chanukah, that special time of year, and Chuckie, Angelica, and Tommy are ready to see Grandpa Boris in the annual pageant. But there's more action going on backstage, with excitement that has even grouchy Schlomo getting into the spirit of things. And soon everybody, even the youngest, is ready to light the menorah and usher in the holiday. Includes a separate telling of the story of Chanukah. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Chanukah Bugs : A Pop-up Celebration (Cover Title) David A. Carter; Buy New: $8.76
Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah
A family of mice celebrates the eight days of Hannukah with friends in this illustrated version of the holiday song. From the creator of the bestselling My Love For You comes this joyful rendering of a favorite Hanukkah song. Celebrate with a family of mice as they dance the horah, spin the dreidel, and eat delicious latkes to honor the festival of lights. Musical notes are included, so parents and children can sing along for eight happy nights.
It's a Miracle! A Hanukkah Storybook
From School Library Journal: Grade 2 Up-Miracles (big and small) and family stories are celebrated in this charming tale. Owen Block, aged six and a half, has just been named O.C.L.-Official Candle Lighter. Each night, as he performs his duty, he listens to Grandma Karen's cozy stories of family life.