The Klezmer Bunch by Amalia Hoffman


The Klezmer Bunch by Amalia Hoffman

What is the best way for travelling musicians to schlep their instruments to a wedding in a faraway village? Why, in an old baby carriage, of course! But when the mischievous carriage takes off by itself and rolls from village to village, oy vey, oy vey, only a sweet klezmer song can save the day. Join the Klezmer Bunch on a bumpy journey all the way to the wedding ceremony and sing along with the happy bride and groom. A wedding like this has never been seen A yidl mit fiddle and violin. The relatives drank vodka Till their beards dropped. And the in-laws gobbled goose and pastrami Till their bellies popped. Amalia Hoffman captures the spirit and soul of klezmer with charming and whimsical illustrations where the music is playfully intertwined with every detail of village life.

About the Author

Amalia Hoffman has exhibited widely in galleries and museums throughout the United States. Her intricate artwork has been featured in New York City s most prestigious stores where she created innovative window displays. She is the author illustrator of Purim Goodies and has also illustrated Friday Night with the Pope by Jacques J.M. Shore. Amalia is the recipient of the Society of Children s Book Writers and Illustrators 2005 portfolio award in the category of Fantasy. Besides writing and illustrating she performs her stories dressed up in costumes at schools, libraries, bookstores and community centers. Amalia grew up in Jerusalem, Israel. Nowadays she lives and works in Larchmont, New York, and enjoys dancing to klezmer music.

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36 pages


Amalia Hoffman
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Publication date

1st March 2009



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