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It's Tu B'Shevat!

It's Tu B'Shevat!
Richard Johnson Illustrated by
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Lerner Publishing Group

Limited ***

6.5 X 6.5 in
12 pg

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Other, Religious
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Religion / Judaism


Sydney Taylor Book Award — 2005 — Commended


Rhyming verse and brightly colored illustrations tell the story of a boy and his family planting a tree for Tu B’Shevat and watching it grow. This board book is just right for little hands.

Author Bio

Edie Stoltz Zolkower grew up in Newington, Connecticut. Most of her childhood was spent playing the flute and reading. Edie graduated from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) with a degree in psychology. She and her husband met in college, and they recently took a trip to Alaska to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. They have one college-aged son. Edie's hobbies include reading, cooking, long walks, and watching women's college basketball. Her favorite team is the UCONN Huskies. She is currently back in school working on a second degree in sign language interpretation.

Richard Johnson graduated from Loughborough University's School of Art and Design in 1999 and has been working as an illustrator ever since. His recent work includes "The Fourth Wise Man" and "If Elephants Wore Trousers."