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The Story of Esther
A Purim Tale
by Eric A. Kimmel
Jill Weber, Illustrator

Reinforced | 32 pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | US$ 16.95
ISBN: 9780823422234 | 01-01-2011

Grade: SECOND | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Judaica, Women's History
Recommendations: A, K, PW, SLJ

About the Book
Told for many thousands of years, Esther's story is still thrilling as well as inspiring.

The Purim story is full of drama. It brings together a mighty king, a jealous scoundrel, and a wise uncle. However, at its center is a clever heroine who was so beautiful she was known as the Morning Star. It is only because of Queen Esther's cunning and courage that evil was brought to justice and many lives were saved.