Chanukah Lights

From a pop-up master and an acclaimed poet and author comes a glorious celebration of the true spirit of Chanukah.

Open this beautiful gift book and follow the Festival of Lights through place and time -- from Herod's temple to a shtetl in Russia; from a refugee ship bound for the New World to an Israeli kibbutz. Inspired by Michael J. Rosen's reverent poem, Robert Sabuda's striking pop-ups depict each night's menorah in a different scene, using imagery such as desert tents, pushcart lanterns, olive trees, and a final panorama of skyscrapers. Sure to be a treasured family heirloom, this stunning collaboration showcases the spirit and resilience of a people in search of home.

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By Barbara (Pullman, WA) · ★★★★★ · March 16, 2012
Beautiful text and amazingly intricate white paper pop-ups make this lovely book especially memorable. The creators include eight different scenes where Jews celebrate the miracle of a single lamp that burned for eight days in a temple. Thus, there are eight different scenes, including those of t... ...more
By Margaret (South Elgin, IL) · ★★★★★ · November 29, 2013
Loved it. My daughter gave me this magical artful book for Chanukah. We have loved his work in the past. a I have even sent cards from the Museum of Modern Art featuring his work. We are delighted by the skill and artistry of his Chanukah book. This one excels them all and I will be reading it to... ...more
By Brenda · ★★★★☆ · December 20, 2011
Happy Chanukah everyone. Be sure to check out Michael Rosen's poem, illustrated with some brilliant paper engineering by Robert Sabuda. Lovely and meaningful. ...more
By Theresa · ★★★★★ · October 16, 2011
Beautiful! Coolest pop-up book ever! ...more