"Genuinely clever rhymes, several cuts above the jingles used in so many picture books, tell the story of an extended family's raucous eight nights of Hanukkah."
"Elementary-aged children will laugh and giggle at both the text and pictures in this refreshing and hilarious Hanukkah tale."
--Jewish Book World
A great rhyming read-aloud for a family Chanukah storytime!"
". . .the ties that bind in this rhyming story are more Seinfeldian in nature ('We await the arrival/ Of eight days of guests/ Friends and family, and pests,/ Who will threaten our very survival'). Of course, it's all in good fun-what kid wouldn't want to dine out on stories of relatives like Grandpa Dave, 'a prank-loving joker,' who's guaranteed to 'hide the new dreidel/ 'neath the couch or the cradle."
"The amusing rhythmic text carries the action along from one crazy night to the next, supported by a busy cast of characters whose antics are illustrated on crowded spreads rich in color."
--School Library Journal