Let's Visit Israel

by Judyth Saypol Groner

Other authorsCheryl Nathan
Book, 2004



Call number

BB 820 GRO




Minneapolis : Kar-Ben Pub., c2004.


This board book highlights the many ways one can tour Israel - by jeep, cable car, bus, camel, and foot. This simple book, with bright illustrations, is a perfect introduction to Israel for very young children.

User reviews

LibraryThing member didaly
This board book uses colorful collage art to present the youngest readers with the experience of visiting Israel, from plane ride to kibbutz to camel ride. Part of the PJ Library series of "Jewish Bedtime Stories & Songs for Families", this book provides an introduction to real world attractions of
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Israel, including the market of Beersheva and the Old City, shown through the experiences of a backpacked young boy.
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LibraryThing member Vintage_books_baby
For parents that enjoy teaching their children about the world, this lovely little board book teaches toddlers and younger children about Israel. With friendly illustrations on each page, illustrator Cheryl Nathan brings the richness and variety of Israel to young readers. The words are simple and
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the visit easy for young readers. A simple book that is a nice introduction for youngsters before visiting Israel.
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LibraryThing member allisonpollack
Summary: This board book illustrates young children to Israel by the ways that people transport into Israel through the country. They are introduced to the main visiting points of the country with beautiful illustrations.

Personal connection: As part of my inquiry project, this book will show
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children exploring Israel. I can relate to this personally because I have wanted to go for some time now, and this just solidified my need to go.

Class use: Have students draw their favorite monument, and explain why they like it to the class or in small groups.
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LibraryThing member raizel
A pretty little board book with colorful pictures and few words for a very young child. Reading the reviews, I realized the book is as much about means of transportation as it is about places in Israel. A young boy travels to Ben Gurion airport, the hills of Jerusalem, the wall of the Old City, a
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kibbutz, Eilat, the desert, Masada, Beersheva, and the Dead Sea by plane, in a tour bus, on foot, in a tractor, in a glass-bottomed boat, in a jeep, in cable car, on a camel, and by floating respectively. There is very little detail in the pictures and no almost no information in the text, no real interaction with people, and nothing obviously Jewish about the book (although the locations have a Jewish connection), even though it is published by Kar-Ben and is a PJ Library book. But it ends with an invitation to visit what might well be a charming country; it's a sweet book.
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