REVIEW ´ Meet the Latkes

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REVIEW ´ Meet the Latkes ñ Imagine James Marshall's The Stupids celebrating Hanukkah and you'd get the Latke familyLucy Latke's family is just like yours or mine Except that they're potato pancakes And also they are completely clueless After lighting the menorah and gobbling the gelt Grandpa Latke tells everyone the Hanukkah story complete with mighty MegaOtatoes from Planet Chhh It's up to the Latke family dog to set the record straight To start with they were Maccabees not Mega Bees But he'll have to get the rest of the Latkes to listen to him fir. A very humorous look at Hanukkah but I did learn about the observance Library

Alan Silberberg ✓ 1 REVIEW

Ly clueless After lighting the menorah and gobbling the gelt Grandpa Latke tells everyone the Hanukkah story complete with mighty Mega Bees who use a giant dreidel to fight against the evil alien p. This is probably the best Hanukkah or CHHHHHHA nukah book I've ever read A family of latkas and their dog are getting ready for the holiday playing dreidel making sufganiyot and putting up decorations Then grandpa decides to tell lil' Lucy Latka about the story behind the holiday and his version goes a bit off the rails It ends with grandpa promising to tell the story of Passover next and I genuinely do hope that Silberberg is actually planning a Passover seuel Or ooo Purim That could be amazing Something to think about

SUMMARY ã MONEYEXPRESSCARD.CO.UK ✓ Alan Silberberg

Meet the LatkesImagine James Marshall's The Stupids celebrating Hanukkah and you'd get the Latke familyLucy Latke's family is just like yours or mine Except that they're potato pancakes And also they are complete. The Hanukkah story meets Star Trek in this hilarious new picture book from authorartist Alan Silberberg with a little bit of the Trojan War thrown in for good measure As the clueless Latke Family celebrates the Festival of Lights Grandpa Latke proceeds to tell little Lucy the tale of how Judah and the Mega Bees fought off the Alien Potatoes from Planet Chhhhh who were determined to destroy the Jewish people and their temple Lucy's dog Applesauce struggles to tell the real story but Grandpa carries on with his crazy tale which comes complete with warrior bees hidden inside a massive wooden dreidel and the invention of the first latkes made from splattered aliens Will Applesauce ever manage to set the record straightI picked up Meet the Latkes with fairly low expectations if I'm being honest Sometimes these funny picture books are hit or miss with me my funny bone is notoriously difficult to tickle and I tend to prefer sweeter andor poignant holiday stories rather than the lighthearted ones That said I uickly found myself laughing aloud at Grandpa Latke's over the top narrative here and Applesauce's resultant indignant sputtering The artwork is colorful and accentuates the humor of the story with Applesauce's interjections in increasingly dramatic speech bubbles I think the humor here works best if you know the real story of Hanukkah but with that proviso this is one I'd recommend to readers looking for humorous holiday tales for their celebration of the Festival of Lights