cover image Hoppy Passover!

Hoppy Passover!

Linda Glaser, illus. by Daniel Howarth, Albert Whitman, $15.99 (24p) ISBN 978-0-

The bunnies that first appeared in Hoppy Hanukkah! are celebrating Passover. Readers can learn along with Violet and Simon about the holiday as they prepare the seder plate (" ‘I just made charoset,' said Grandma. ‘See? It looks like clay that the slaves made into bricks' "), read from the haggadah, and search for "the afikomen—the hidden matzoh." Filling a glass of wine for the prophet Elijah, Violet and Simon watch to see if he drinks any: " ‘I think he did,' whispered Violet. ‘Me, too,' whispered Simon." Even readers unfamiliar with Passover should relate to the wonder experienced by the bunnies. Ages 2–5. (Mar.)