Summary [ Raisel's Riddle Sunburst Book Epub ] By Erica Silverman

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Up to sundown And as the Jewish holiday of Purim approaches Raisel works even harder The rabbi's son presides over the Purim dinner and Raisel listens closely when he responds to riddles posed by his guests Is it possible that this young ma Raisel s Riddle is a retelling of the Cinderella story with a Jewish bent When my child was in second grade they did an entire unit on comparative Cinderella picture book stories told from different cultural backgrounds There are a ton of them that have been written Raisel a young girl is left on her own after her beloved grandfather dies She finds work in the house of a rabbi but the cruel housekeeper treats her badly On the Jewish holiday of Purim Raisel befriends a poor old woman the fairy godmother surrogate who rewards Raisel s kindness with three wishes one of which is for a ueen Esther costume so she can attend the holiday play The handsome prince um er rabbi s son is smitten with her when he talks to her at Purim celebration and she asks him a riddle Alas at midnight the magic of the wishes ends and Raisel must rush home before the rabbi s son has a chance to answer her riddle which he deems as uncommonly intelligent See where this is going Instead of the glass slipper in Cinderella the rabbi s son attempts to find his true love by listening to women offer him the riddle they had recently asked He has a thing for riddlesThis is a sweet story sure to entertain a young child especially in my experience a little girl from about four to eight years old The illustrations are lovely and add interest to the storyI d recommend this book to anyone with or without children Jewish or not I thoroughly enjoyed reading it

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Raisel's Riddle Sunburst Book

A Jewish CinderellaWhat's precious than rubies lasting than goldRaisel knows She learned it from her grandfather a poor scholar who taught her When he dies Raisel finds work in the home of a rabbi His jealous cook makes Raisel toil from sun A wonderful story of a young girl that loves riddles and learns from her grandfather the rabbi her grandfather dies and she set off to find work and ends up working for a house that will end up becoming her home A must read

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N can answer Raisel's riddle Erica Silverman's lively retelling of the Cinderella story features a heroine for whom knowledge is as essential to happiness as love In striking paintings Susan Gaber captures all her beauty external and intern I m not generally a big fan of take existing fairytale change setting types of stories but Cinderella is vague enough and i like our protagonist with agency here


10 thoughts on “Raisel's Riddle Sunburst Book

  1. says:

    Now here's a Cinderella retelling that I will applaud Raisel is a kindhearted smart young woman and her Prince Charming is impressed with her intelligence woo hoo Knowledge and goodness are both touted as desirable traits It's nice to see that the evil stepmother figure is instead a miserable old cook a welcome change in my book It's set during Purim so could be a good holiday book as well Lovely story and a update of the origi

  2. says:

    A wonderful story of a young girl that loves riddles and learns from her grandfather the rabbi her grandfather dies and she set off to find work and ends up working for a house that will end up becoming her home A must read

  3. says:

    A version of the Cinderella tale with a Jewish spin We have a young girl who is orphaned and seeks work in the city She is given a job as a kitchen maid in the home of a Rabbi but the cook housekeeper doesn't want here there She works hard and makes no complaints One night everyone goes out to celebrate and she is left

  4. says:

    Raisel's Riddle is a retelling of the Cinderella story with a Jewish bent When my child was in second grade they did an entire unit on comparative Cinderella picture book stories told from different cultural backgrounds There are a ton of them that have been written Raisel a young girl is left on her own after her beloved grandfather dies She finds work in the house of a rabbi but the cruel housekeeper treats

  5. says:

    Plot AWriting BVocabulary AIllustrations ALevel children's bookRating G girl orphaned bulliedMessage The most valuable uality is wis

  6. says:

    One of a slew of Cinderella stories I read as part of a project for a school library This is a very sweet story with a Eastern European setting and a strong female lead Illustrations really supported the tone of the story

  7. says:

    This is a beautiful version of Cinderella that takes place in a Jewish community as they prepare for Purim I would read this to elementary aged students when they are exploring fairy tales and different adaptations of popular fairy tales like Cinderella

  8. says:

    Interesting Cinderella story This one takes place in Poland and does not include a wicked stepmother or stepsisters I really enjoyed it

  9. says:

    I'm not generally a big fan of take existing fairytale change setting types of stories but Cinderella is vague enough and i like our protagonist with agency here

  10. says:

    This Jewish retelling of Cinderella was rather dark in the beginning and took a while to get my child interested But the ending made it all worth while My daughter loved the ending

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