Uncle Max is coming to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the birthday of the world, with the people he loves. They watch the sun go down, eat their holiday meal, dip challah and apples into honey for a sweet year, and listen to the sound of the shofar.
"... this is a wonderful way to introduce youngest readers to the holiday." — Rachel Kamin, North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, Highland Park, IL, School Library Journal
"Uncle Max has clearly done his job, infusing his family’s Rosh Hashanah holiday with joy and delight." — Ellen Drucker-Albert, Co-editor, Children’s and Teen Literature, AJL News and Reviews; Manager, Adult & Information Services, Cold Spring Harbor Library & Environmental Center, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Varda Livney grew up in the United States and now lives with her family on Kibbutz Gezer, between the baseball field and the dairy barn. She can hear the crack of the bat and smell the cows while she draws. She has illustrated ten children’s books, including one she also authored.