A Telling Time

A Telling Time

Series: Chapter Books
Genre: Kathryn E. Shoemaker
Tag: All books
Publisher: Tradewind Books
Publication Year: January 2004
Illustrator: Kathryn E. Shoemaker
ASIN: 1896580394
ISBN: 9781896580395
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About the Book

It is the eve of Purim and a grandmother tells her granddaughter how she heard the story from their Rabbi. As the Rabbi begins the story of how Queen Esther saved her people from a plot to destroy them, he is interrupted by soldiers who have come to arrest him. The grandmother, then a child, begs time for the rabbi to finish the story, and it is granted.

About the Author
Irene Watts

was born in Berlin, emigrated to Britain on a Kindertransport in 1938, and moved to Canada thirty years later. She was the author of many books and plays for children and young people.

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