Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

by Eric Kimmel
illustration by Trina Schart Hyman

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The evil goblins of the village are set to ruin Hanukkah again by blowing out the candles. But not this time! Hershel tricks each goblin by using his wits (and a jar of pickles, and even a dreidel.)  Kimmel's retelling of this traditional tale is made visually compelling with Hyman's rich illustrations and her use of light and dark as metaphors for good and evil.

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