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Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Two-tradition family doubles the holiday fun.

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DADDY CHRISTMAS & HANUKKAH MAMA is a joyful celebration of two religious and cultural traditions under the same roof. Author-illustrator Selina Alko's spirited mixed-media illustrations are full of family coziness and comprehensive seasonal detail. It's a respectful look at the two traditions, with a multiracial cast of neighbors and relatives that subtly underscores the book's message about diversity and accepting others.

Book Details

  • Author: Selina Alko
  • Illustrator: Selina Alko
  • Genre: Holiday
  • Topics: Holidays
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • Publication date: September 11, 2012
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 4 - 8
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Available on: Nook, Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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