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Peterborough - Jill Weber introducing and signing "Goodnight Bubbala"

JILL WEBER signing and discussing GOODNIGHT BUBBALA. Written by Sheryl Haft, and fully illustrated by Jill, this festive parody reimagines a classic bedtime book as a lively Jewish family gathering complete with bubbies and zeydes, a dreidel, and a shmear on a bagel. Includes an exclusive latke recipe by Ina Garten, TV's Barefoot Contessa!

Jill Weber has illustrated and designed many children's books, including the Sydney Taylor Book Award Winner The Story of Passover by David Adler and the New York Times Bestseller The Christmas Tree by Julie Salamon. When she isn't illustrating, she can be found in her garden. She and her husband live in New Hampshire with various pets.

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Publishers Weekly (10/07/2019):

"In the small blue room/ There was a bubbala" begins this parody of Margaret Wise Brown's classic; here, the narration is Yiddish-inflected and the young rabbit's bedtime room becomes anything but quiet. In fact, "the whole mishpacha" drops by to boisterously celebrate Hanukkah (a menorah in the window indicates the eighth night) and make a big fuss over their youngest member ("Such a shayna punim!"). The room accommodates neither hush nor mush, but a very extended family ("two little bubbies schlepping their hubbies") and some serious noshing: on latkes "so good I could plotz!" and "one dozen bagels/ And a pot of kneidels." As dreidel spinning and song slowly wind down, the revelers (and one yarmulke-wearing mouse) make it clear that this bubbala is part of a lively, affectionate family--and very loved, indeed. Haft and Weber include a glossary of Yiddish words and a latke recipe by Ina Garten. Ages 2-5.



Event date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 11:00am
Event address: 
12 Depot Sq.
Peterborough, NH 03458
Goodnight Bubbala Cover Image
By Sheryl Haft, Jill Weber (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780525554776
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Dial Books - October 15th, 2019

Pippa's Passover Plate Cover Image
By Vivian Kirkfield, Jill Weber (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780823441624
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Holiday House - February 5th, 2019

The Story of Hanukkah Cover Image
By David A. Adler, Jill Weber (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780823440320
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Holiday House - September 18th, 2018

The Christmas Tree Cover Image
By Julie Salamon, Jill Weber (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781504036580
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Open Road Media - October 4th, 2016

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