Raisel's Riddle

by Erica Silverman

Other authorsSusan Gaber (Illustrator)
Book, 2003

Barcode

123462501

Call number

E 249 SIL

Collection

Publication

Farrar Straus & Giroux (2003), Edition: Reprint, 40 pages

Description

A Jewish version of the Cinderella story, in which a poor but educated young women captivates her "Prince Charming" a rabbi's son, at a Purim ball.

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LibraryThing member CaseyKamps
grades 1-5. She falls for rabbis son he falls for her intelligence shown in her riddle. Shows students that education is important.
LibraryThing member hbcoates
Origin: Jewish Holiday of Purim (Poland). Raisel wanted to attend the Purim Play, to pose a riddle to the rabbi's son; old beggar woman who Raisel had fed granted her three wishes, and she became Queen Esther.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

40 p.; 10.25 x 9.25 inches

ISBN

0374461996 / 9780374461997

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