cover image Papa's Latkes

Papa's Latkes

Jane Breskin Zalben. Henry Holt & Company, $13.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-8050-4634-2

More latke recipes, plus instructions for making a clay menorah, salt-dough dreidels, a cake filled with chocolate coins and other ideas fill Hanukkah Fun by Judy Bastyra, illus. by Catherine Ward. This amply illustrated if uninspired activity book also tells how to make gifts such as a ""perfect pouch"" for coins and ""excellent oils"" for cooking or bathing. Kwanzaa Fun by Linda Robertson, illus. by Julia Pearson, provides craft ideas, recipes and games in a similar format. (Kingfisher, paper $4.95; Kwanzaa $5.95; 32p ages 7-11 ISBN 0-7534-5011-9; -5016-X; Sept.)