Rebecca's Passover

Adele Geras, Author, Sheila Moxley, Illustrator Frances Lincoln $7.95 (32p) ISBN 978-1-84507-155-4
Additional Passover titles (see Spring Holiday Reviews, Feb. 9) include Rebecca's Passover by Ad le Geras, illus. by Sheila Moxley, which showcases the notable author's storytelling skill. Here she describes a seder spent with members of an affectionate extended family. Working in a contemporary style, Moxley takes Geras's work out of the traditional Old World context emphasized in, for example, her collection My Grandmother's Stories; the artist also weaves in sequences that tie the seder and its celebrants to the scenes in Egypt that the seder commemorates.
Reviewed on: 03/01/2004
Release date: 03/01/2004
Paperback - 32 pages - 978-0-7112-2109-3
Hardcover - 32 pages - 978-0-7112-1959-5
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