Baxter, the Pig Who Wanted to be Kosher

by Laurel Snyder

Other authorsDavid Goldin (Illustrator)
Book, 2010



Call number

E 500 SNY



Berkeley, CA : Tricycle Press, c2010.


When Baxter the pig hears about the joys of Shabbat dinner he tries to become kosher so that he can participate.

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LibraryThing member LainaBourgeois
While waiting for the bus, a man tells Baxter the pig about the joys of Shabbat dinner. But before Baxter can find out how he, too, can join in the fun, the man has boarded the bus. Soon after, Baxter learns that he certainly cannot be a part of Shabbat dinner because he's not Kosher. He then goes
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forward on his quest to become kosher.
This story is a great way to help children understand the misunderstandings of the Jewish community and their traditions.
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LibraryThing member bostonian71
A fun bedtime read -- informative about kashrut in an interesting and humorous way. Fascinating art, too, a mix of collage and illustration.
LibraryThing member Sullywriter
Maybe a pig at Shabbat dinner isn't such a meshuggah idea.


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