Renee Andriani, illustrator
It’s a few hours before Hanukkah, and with all the first-night festivities ahead—lighting candles, playing dreidel, eating latkes, and singing songs—Mom thinks Janie should take a nap while she and little Jimmy go on a last-minute shopping trip. Try as she might, though, Janie just can’t shlof, which is exactly what her nana was hoping: she wants to show Janie how to bake a delicious apple pie! Will Nana and her shaina maidel be able to make and fill the crust, bake the pie, try a piece, and clean up
the balagan in the kitchen before Mom returns? Find out in this fast-spinning tale!