Illust. by Marylin Hafner.
Two Lions/Amazon. Grades K-4
By the author/illustrator team that won the National Jewish Book Award for Hanukkah! ....
Frannie is lonely and sad. Her cousins are sick this year. Who will play the villain Haman in Frannie’s Purim play? Not old Mrs. Teplitzsky, the strange woman from up-the-block! Will the show go on? Will Frannie find a new friend? A heartwarming story, with explanatory endnotes and a recipe for Hamantaschen.
"Cheerful watercolor illustrations. . . full of expression complement a warm, lively text." - School Library Journal
"A funny companion to Hanukkah! and Passover Magic, by the same team. Another warm, amenable look at family life during a special holiday." - Kirkus
"In this delightful book Schotter and Hafner capture all the excitement and fun of putting on a play as well as presenting the Purim story in a fresh format." - Booklist