The Little Esrog
With just days until Sukkos, the Jews of Sislotch wait excitedly for their beautiful esrogim to arrive. But when a snowstorm delays the delivery wagon, the nervous driver takes matters into his own hands. The Little Esrog is a touching tale of one modest esrog whose humility saves the holiday for the entire village.
"Deftly written by Rochelle Kochin and charmingly illustrated by Janice Hechter, 'The Little Esrog' is a truly touching picture book tale for children of one modest esrog whose humility saves the holiday for the entire village. 'The Little Esrog' is especially recommended for family, school, and community library collections."- Midwest Book Review
"as delightful as its central character"- Gloria Goldreich, Hadassah Magazine
"'If only I were bigger,' thinks a child, 'everybody would see how much I have to contribute.'... Although the story takes place among strictly observant Jews, the message of the smallest among us having an important place in our communities--even saving the day - is universal." -- Rena Citrin, AJL Reviews
"Lessons learned from this sweet story are both obvious and subtle and make good topics for family or classroom discussion. Full page illustrations are softly...