By Jeffrey Brown
What if Darth Vader took an energetic position in elevating his son? What if "Luke, i'm your father" was once only a stern admonishment from an frustrated dad? during this hilarious and candy comedian reimagining, Darth Vader is a dad like every other—except with the entire luggage of being the darkish Lord of the Sith. Celebrated artist Jeffrey Brown's pleasant illustrations provide vintage superstar Wars® moments a clean twist, featuring the pains and joys of parenting during the lens of a galaxy some distance, far-off. existence classes comprise lightsaber batting perform, utilizing the strength to raid the cookie jar, Take Your baby to paintings Day at the loss of life superstar ("Er, he appears to be like similar to you, Lord Vader!"), and the precise bond shared among any father and son.
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II. Title. M55155Eig 2010 [E]—dc22 2009019574 Book design by Molly Baker and Amelia Anderson. Typeset in Esta and Silent Movie. The illustrations in this book were rendered in pencil and pastels.
Traditional Jewish homes may keep a tzedakah box for collecting coins. During Hanukkah, since children usually receive gifts, some families perform tzedakah to teach that giving is as important as receiving. Hebrew letter number In Jewish lore, each is assigned a . The word chai meaning “life” or “good luck,” has a value of 18; any multiple of 18 is commonly considered a lucky number. To my aunts and uncles, Selma and Herman Krauss and Edna and Albert Rettig: May your candles burn bright! —L. K.
L. K. M. For Dr. Désiré Amsellem. who was a very dear friend. And many thanks to The Museum of Art and History of Judaism in Paris. —E. S. Text © 2010 by Laura Krauss Melmed. Illustrations © 2010 by Elisabeth Schlossberg. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Melmed, Laura Krauss. Eight winter nights : a family Hanukkah book / by Laura Krauss Melmed ; illustrated by Elisabeth Schlossberg.