Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award for Family Literature!
"The Lethal Latkes is not a murder mystery. It concerns some awful-tasting latkes (potato pancakes) and what you might call another Hanukkah miracle: love.” – The New York Times
Whether you spell it Hanukkah or Chanukah, most books only have one story. This book goes to eleven!
Funny, Silly, Heartwarming, Delicious!
Izzy Abrahmson's holiday stories have been enjoyed by readers and listeners around the world. This book collects eleven of his favorites, plus the novella, "Out of the Woods."
Winters in The Village are crazy, but the promise of holiday candles always light the heart.
No two years are ever the same. You'll find out…
- Who invented the Chanukah present?
- What’s with Joseph Katz and all the dreidels?
- Where did the Chanukah Duck come from?
- When will it stop being so cold?!
- Why did Rabbi Kibbitz leave that cryptic message?
- And how will Rachel Cohen save The Village?
Frozen flames, muddled challah, and a community of family and friends.
“... all cultural backgrounds will be entertained by these tales.” –School Library Journal
Izzy Abrahmson is the award-winning author of “The Village Life” series
Izzy Abrahmson is a professional storyteller, and the award-winning author of "The Village Life" series of books. He has toured the world, delighting readers and listeners of all ages with his stories interspersed with his unique klezmer harmonica sounds.
A former editor of The Rhode Island Jewish Herald, his Village Life stories have appeared in The Forward, Hadassah, Canadian Jewish News, Whole Foods, Cricket Magazine and many many more.