The Book of Secrets

by Mat Tonti

Other authorsMat Tonti (Illustrator)
Book, 2020



Call number

J 500 TON



Kar-Ben Publishing ® (2020), Edition: Illustrated, 208 pages


This exciting graphic novel presents a series of puzzling mystical Jewish stories weaving together a daring adventure tale, following siblings Rose and Ben as they search for their missing grandparents, aided only by a mysterious book, a lantern, and their wits. Anticipating danger, the kids' grandmother, Bubbe, appears to the twins in a cloud of flour and tells them to find a package that contains a book. The midrash stories they find--about the flying Ziz, the giant Og, the gatekeeper at a maze, and a treasure-seeker who lives in a mushroom hut--provide insights into defeating the creepy sorceress scheming to take the book. As the mystery deepens, the siblings must follow the Lamplighter's wise advice, slip past a guard into a maze, reunite with their grandparents, and learn why they have inherited the responsibility to protect the book--and the Jewish people.… (more)


Original language


Physical description

208 p.; 9.1 inches


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