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Title: Strange Names

Wednesday, December 24th, 2003

Title: Strange Names
Author: Shari Dash Greenspan
Publisher: Urim Publications, Jerusalem, Israel

 

This is everything a children’s book should be: exciting, colorful, and easy to read. Little hands will be able to turn the sturdy pages and young minds will appreciate the running joke in the story.

Set in a kindergarten classroom, this Hebrew-language story is all about the humorous
inconsistencies of the children’s names. From Israel, who was born in the Diaspora, to Adina who is anything but gentle, author Shari Dash Greenspan uses age-appropriate humor and a charming text to tell her tale. Avi Katz’s illustrations are clear, clever and tell a story all on their own. The hardcover book is bound to be a favorite for families, schools and libraries.

Urim Publications (Jerusalem, Israel) has provided an easily understood Hebrew text that’s sure to win over even non-Hebrew-speaking families who share this book with their little ones. Neighborhood toddlers read the story three times in a row the first time they held the book. In the world of kiddie literature, there is no greater praise.

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Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/title-strange-names/2003/12/24/

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