Don't Invite a Bear Inside for Hanukkah by Children's Book Author Karen Rostoker-Gruber

Don’t invite a bear inside for Hanukkah! While he might try to be helpful with decorating and putting candles in the menorah, he will start to cause a mess soon enough, especially when latkes, gelt and other holiday food is served. But maybe if you think creatively, you can still celebrate the holiday together.

A Crowded Farmhouse Folktale by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

Farmer Earl has had enough! His home is too crowded! So, he visits the wise woman in town for help. She tells him to bring all his ducks in the house. And then all his horses. And all his goats too! How will there be more room with all these animals? This updated folktale uses humor to explore what it takes to gain a new perspective.

Happy Birthday, Trees! by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

It’s Tu B’Shevat―Jewish Arbor Day―and a diverse group of children work together to plant a tree. After digging a hole, placing the tree, filling the hole with dirt, patting the ground, and spraying the garden hose, the children celebrate by wishing the tree a happy birthday, and then look forward to when it blossoms on Tu B’Shevat the following year.

Maddie the Mitzvah Clown by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

When Maddie sees Giggles the mitzvah clown perform at her Grandma’s senior home, she decides to join in! She puts on a big red nose and learns how to make balloon animals, sing songs, and most importantly, bring smiles and happiness to Grandma and Grandma’s friends. Along the way, Maddie learns how to overcome her shyness, too, and become a more confident and happy mouse.

The Family (and Frog!) Haggadah by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

Make your seder different than all other seders! Start with a traditional Haggadah text, add vibrant artwork, your favorite songs, and fun facts to it. Then add a hopping frog to its pages, and you’ll get… The Family (and Frog!) Haggadah!

Book also available with a matching Slime Kit.

Ferret Fun in the Sun by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

Fudge and Einstein are back…
Ferret friends (Fudge and Einstein) are going on vacation. When their owner (Andrea) steps out for a while, Einstein decides that they should get out to sniff and explore. Fudge, doesn’t want to go explore. He is afraid of the unknown. He likes his treats, tunnels and hammocks. Can Einstein convince him otherwise–even with a juicier treat from Arizona?

Farmer Kobi’s Hanukkah Match by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

Donkey and the goats, geese, and sheep know that Farmer Kobi is lonely and want him to find his perfect match. So, when Farmer Kobi invites Polly over for Hanukkah dinner, they want it to go perfectly. But the animals find out rather quickly that Polly is anything but an animal lover. What are they to do? Will Farmer Kobi ever find his perfect match?

Book also available with a matching Slime Kit.

Ferret Fun by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

The delightful tale of Fudge and Einstein, a pair of very clever ferrets. But when Marvel the cat comes to visit, it isn’t fun and games. Marvel is hungry and the ferrets look like a tasty meal. How will they convince a hungry cat that it’s more fun to play with ferrets than eat them?

Tea Time by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

In short, rhyming text, a little girl prepares for tea time. Then she sets the table for three and begins her tea party — with Mom and Teddy.

Bandit's Surprise by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

Bandit is back. Life has been pleasant since his family moved to their new home. But that’s about to change when a cute kitten named Mitzy moves in and wants to play with all of Bandit’s things. How will these two ever learn to be friends?

Bandit by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

Oh dear, Bandit isn’t happy. Where have his toy basket, fuzzy mouse, blanket and bed gone? Bandit is about to learn how moving to a new home isn’t as frightening as it may seem.

Rooster Can't... by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

Rooster Can't...a-Doodle Doo by Children's Book Author Karen Rostoker-Gruber
What happens if Rooster can’t make his famous morning wakeup alarm? A barnful of laughs is guaranteed in this fun-filled book of friendship and cooperation.

Food Fright by Karen Rostoker-Gruber

The monsters are preparing for a delicious meal. This monstrous book is packed with interactive pop-ups, pull tabs, spin wheels, textures and frightful Halloween fun, certain to delight young and old.