No Naptime for Janie! – A Hanukkah Tale
It’s a few hours before Hanukkah, and with all the first-night festivities ahead—lighting candles, playing dreidel, eating latkes, and singing songs—Mom thinks Janie should take a nap while she and little Jimmy go on a last‑minute shopping trip. Try as she might, though, Janie just can’t shlof, which is exactly what her nana was hoping: she wants to show Janie how to bake a delicious apple pie! Will Nana and her shaina maidel be able to make and fill the crust, bake the pie, try a piece, and clean up the balagan in the kitchen before Mom returns? Find out in this fast‑spinning tale!
More Fun Inside! An illustrated glossary of Yiddish and Hebrew words • Dreidel game rules • Two new songs for Hanukkah • A recipe for apple pie • Directions for lighting a hanukkiyah
About Margie Blumberg (Washington, DC Author)
Margie Blumberg is the author/publisher of Avram's Gift, Breezy Bunnies, Sunny Bunnies, Paris Hop!, Rome Romp!, No Naptime for Janie! A Hanukkah Tale, The Scoop on Good Grammar, and the upcoming (fall 2018) Bunny Romero's White House Adventure: The Whole Megillah! She is also the co-author of Shakespeare for Kids: His Life and Times.
Margie is the publisher of the following titles: Tutti's Promise, Celtic Run: A Jake McGreevy Novel, Chicago Bound: A Jake McGreevy Novel, The Secret at Haney Field: A Baseball Mystery, Escape in Time, and A Gefilte Fishy Tale. Future MB Publishing titles include the picture books Busy Bunnies and Snowy Bunnies and the third Jake McGreevy Novel, Paris Plunder.
A native Washingtonian, Ms. Blumberg resides in Bethesda, Maryland, where she enjoys reviewing manuscript and portfolio submissions, reading, collecting first-edition novels and plays, baking, biking, backgammon, and movies.