Engineer Ari and the Passover rush

by Cohen, Deborah Bodin, 1968-

Format: Print Book 2015
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Easy Holiday Books J E PASSOVER COHEN
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Easy Holiday Books
 
Call Number  J E PASSOVER COHEN
 
 
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Holiday j Ea COHEN Deborah
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Holiday
 
Call Number  j Ea COHEN Deborah
 
 
Summary

Engineer Ari rushes to complete his final train ride to Jerusalem before Passover begins, but will he run out of time before getting the items he needs for his seder plate?

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "This fourth entry in the Engineer Ari series finds Ari rushing to complete his steam-engine run round trip from Jaffa to Jerusalem before Passover begins. He leaves for the train station with his holiday shopping list, and throughout the day, neighbors and friends present him with holiday gifts: an egg from Miriam, dates and almonds from Moshe, parsley from Shifra, and horseradish from Aaron. In return, Ari purchases special Passover matzah for everyone. He arrives home just in time for the seder, only to fall asleep before the festive meal is served. Set in 1893, Cohen's story provides readers with a glimpse of daily life for Palestinian Jews in the years before the British Mandate. Israeli illustrator Kober's cheerful, cartoon-style artwork reflects the sights and sounds of this bygone era. Appended with a note about the real Jerusalem-to-Jaffa train, this makes a good addition to the holiday shelf, especially for Israeli history buffs.--Weisman, Kay Copyright 2015 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Passover -- Fiction.
Seder -- Fiction.
Railroad trains -- Fiction.
Publisher Minneapolis, MN :2015
Contributors Kober, Shahar, illustrator.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
ISBN 9781467734707 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
1467734705 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
9781467734714
1467734713
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