Four Sides, Eight Nights

Four Sides, Eight Nights

A New Spin on Hanukkah

Book - 2005
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Four sides of a toy, eight nights of celebration, forty-four candles burning in honor of an ancient miracle, two-thousand-one-hundred-seventy-some years of Hanukkah - everything you ever wanted to know about the Hanukkah holiday, centered of the children's game of dreidel (a spinning top). Jokes, history, customs, trivia, science facts (just how fast does a dreidel spin?) come to life with wacky and informative illustrations throughout.
Publisher: Brookfield, Conn. : Roaring Brook Press, c2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781596430594
Characteristics: p. cm.
Additional Contributors: Natti, Susanna

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