Books by Shahar Kober

THE FLYING HAND OF MARCO B. by Richard Leiter
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: April 1, 2015

"Little listeners will be hoping their hands will take flight on their next road trips. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Just how high can a wayward hand fly? Read full book review >
ENGINEER ARI AND THE PASSOVER RUSH by Deborah Bodin Cohen
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"Children and adults will be charmed by the latest in this amiable series. (glossary, author's note) (Picture book. 3-5)"
On his last run to Jerusalem before the Passover holiday, Engineer Ari manages to gather all the necessary items for his Seder plate, arriving home exhausted just before the holiday's ceremonial dinner begins. Read full book review >
DREIDEL, DREIDEL, DREIDEL! by Shahar Kober
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"To enjoy this simple rendition, don't scrutinize the backdrops too closely. (Board book. 1-3)"
This dreidel-shaped board book brings to life a condensed version of the well-known Hanukkah song. Read full book review >
ENGINEER ARI AND THE HANUKKAH MISHAP by Deborah Bodin Cohen
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"This addition to the series moves beyond the holiday with its implied message of friendship, cooperation and mutual respect for separate cultures sharing one homeland. (glossary, author's note) (Picture book. 5-7)"
A camel, a train mishap and the holiday of Hanukkah bring together a Bedouin and a Jew in acts of kindness and camaraderie. Read full book review >
ENGINEER ARI AND THE SUKKAH EXPRESS by Deborah Bodin Cohen
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"An author's note provides background on the original Jerusalem-to-Jaffa line. (glossary) (Picture book/religion. 3-6)"
Engineer Ari, the first conductor of the new train from Jaffa to Jerusalem, builds a Sukkah with friends Nathaniel and Jesse using wood left over from laying the new tracks. Read full book review >