Children’s Books for Sukkot
The Jewish holiday Sukkot, or the “Feast of Booths”, celebrates the gathering of the harvest. If your child isn’t exactly sure what this holiday is, a picture book can help you explain Sukkot in simple, easy to understand terms. Read a book, or a few, together and talk about what the holiday means to you. Check out these kid-friendly reads that all focus on Sukkot.
Sukkot is Coming! By Tracy Newman: This illustrated children’s book features an array of information. Your kiddo can learn about shaking the lulav and building the sukkah. This pick is best for older toddlers and preschoolers.
Sammy Spider’s First Sukkot, by Sylvia Rouss: Sammy Spider is having another adventure. This time the spider is watching as the Shapiro family builds their sukkah. Children in preschool and the early elementary school years will enjoy this book.
Is It Sukkot Yet? By Chris Barash and Alessandra Psacharopulo: It’s fall and that means Sukkot is right around the corner. This book easily explains the holiday and helps kids in preschool through the early elementary years to better understand the holiday.
Sadie’s Sukkah Breakfast, by Jamie S. Korngold and Julie Fortenberry: Two children help to set-up breakfast in the family’s sukkah. This preschooler-friendly read teaches about the holiday through the eyes of the children.