Lovely rhymes and wonderful images relate the Story of Purim to young children in a fun and enjoyable fashion. The holiday of Purim is celebrated every year in the month of Adar, four weeks before Passover. Purim is plural for the word Pur, which means “lot”. It refers to the evil plot of wicked Haman who drew lots to determine the best day to eliminate the Jewish people living in the Persian Empire during the days of King Achashverosh (Xerxes I, Fourth Century BCE).
In addition to the story of Queen Esther, her uncle Mordechai and the fall of wicked Haman, the book also includes information about the traditional observances of Purim, which include hearing the Megillah read at the synagogue, charity to the poor, and much more.
Targeted Age Group: 3-8
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I love the holiday of Purim and Jewish tradition
About the Author:
Sarah Mazor is a mother, an entrepreneur and a personal coach who holds an undergraduate degree in business journalism and master’s degree in psychology. The MazorBooks publishing effort affords Sarah the opportunity to combine her many interests in a project that encompasses her love for children and her love for books. The Books Sarah publishes through MazorBooks intend to provide children and parents hours bonding time and fun ways to promote children’s cognitive abilities and enhance their self-confidence and self-esteem.