Honeyky Hanukah

by Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967,

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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CLP - Main Library Children's Department - Seasonal/Holiday j FICTION Guthrie
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Children's Department - Seasonal/Holiday
Call Number  j FICTION Guthrie
CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Seasonal/Holiday j FICTION Guthrie
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
Collection  Children's Seasonal/Holiday
Call Number  j FICTION Guthrie
A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year, 2015
"Sure to become a tradition at Hanukkah parties everywhere."-- Kirkus Reviews
"inspires a toe-tapping performance"-- Publishers Weekly
"a happy tune for a festive time"-- Booklist
"Read the book, listen to the CD, and get into the Hanukkah mood."-- The Horn Book

"Latkes and goody things all over town, it's Honeyky Hanukah time!" In Woody Guthrie's rowdy, funny celebration of Hanukah, a young boy and his dog move merrily from house to house, gathering up family and friends for a big feast. With an accompanying CD, featuring Guthrie's song recorded by the Klezmatics, this is a Hanukah book you can dance to!
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "When you think of Woody Guthrie songs, one about Hanukkah probably isn't the first subject that comes to mind. But as the informative note explains, Guthrie wrote a number of Jewish songs that were born out of his strong relationship with his mother-in-law, a Yiddish poet. The lyrics for Honeyky Hanukah (a nontraditional spelling of the holiday) may not be particularly unique (Latkes and goody things all over town), but as the accompanying CD by the Klezmatics shows, it's a happy tune for a festive time. Horowitz's artwork, created with construction paper, charcoal, and colored pencils, is simple, sturdy, and adds to the fun.--Cooper, Ilene Copyright 2014 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "This selection from Guthrie's Jewish-themed oeuvre-inspired by his mother-in-law, the Jewish poet Aliza Greenblatt-has a novelty song refrain that inspires a toe-tapping performance (on the accompanying CD) by the Grammy-winning and always irresistible Klezmatics. Ever the populist, Guthrie reminds readers that Hanukkah is not all treats and presents: "If you've got no money, well, that's all right... Your kiss is nicer than cakes from the store/ It's Honeyky Hanukah time." Created with cut paper, charcoal, and colored pencils, Horowitz's (Twenty-Six Pirates: An Alphabet Book) illustrations have a slightly smaller quotient of his customary goofiness, but they're bouncy and bright, and ably serve as illustrated title cards to get readers in a singalong mood. A bookplate-slash-gift tag on the front endpaper encourages giving. Ages 3-7. (Sept.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Children's songs, English -- United States -- Texts.
Hanukkah -- Songs and music.
Publisher New York :Doubleday Books for Young Readers,2014
Edition First edition.
Contributors Horowitz, Dave, 1970- illustrator.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN 9780375973390
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