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The Family with Two Front Doors

Author Anna Ciddor

Publisher Allen & Unwin

Genre Children's fiction

‘I loved how the author told it like you were there, having fun with Yakov or Nomi and shared Adina’s feelings for the wedding…It is one of the best books I have read.’
Sophia, age 10

This warm and engaging story, inspired by the author’s own family, offers a glimpse into a life rich with tradition, celebration and love.

Meet the Rabinovitches: mischievous Yakov, bubbly Nomi, rebellious Miriam, solemn Shlomo, and seven more! Papa is a rabbi and their days are full of intriguing rituals and adventures. But the biggest adventure of all is when big sister Adina is told she is to be married at the age of fifteen – to someone she has never met.Based on the author’s real family, the Rabinovitches dance, laugh and cook their way through an extraordinary life in 1920s Poland.In the classic tradition, this highly readable story is fascinating, engaging and as warm as freshly baked bread.For ages 8-13 years


anna-ciddor-feb-16-for-fb_med_hrAnna Ciddor has made her name as a versatile writer and illustrator of fiction, travel and historical books for primary school children and older readers. Her Viking Magic historical fantasy series has earned her fans throughout the world. Anna lives in Melbourne.

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