By David Colbert
The explanations why goblins make ideal bankers and witches have continuously flown on broomsticks isn't noticeable from J. ok. Rowling's Harry Potter books, yet fortunate for us, many baffling questions are spoke back in David Colbert's worthy advisor to the myths, legends, and interesting evidence at the back of our favourite wizard's worlds.
With matters in alphabetical order, this strong source presents quick-reference reasons to the entire creatures, spells, personality names, and occasions. every one bankruptcy starts with a lead-in query, via or extra pages of description and extra fascinating evidence within the margins. Magical issues themselves diversity from divination to Manticores to wands, and the main uncomplicated details often contains identify starting place, acceptable ancient proof, and myths surrounding the topic. It's much to soak up, yet fortunately the publication additionally comprises page-topic tabs, cross-references within the margins, and a radical index for simple navigation.
This is the essential resource consultant to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels—revised and up-to-date with info with regards to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
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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.