Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins is a classic children's picture book written by Eric Kimmel and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman in 1989. It features the prominent Jewish folk hero and trickster figure Hershel of Ostropol challenging and defeating through guile a series of goblins over the course of the eight nights of Hanukkah, culminating in a showdown with the King of the Goblins himself on the final night. The book won a Caldecott Honor in 1990.
|Author||Eric Kimmel, Trina Schart Hyman|
|Country||United States of America|
- Shannon Maughan (November 6, 2014). "A Haunting Anniversary: 'Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins' Turns 25". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved February 26, 2016.
- Alexander Aciman (December 18, 2017). "'Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins' Is the True Story of Hanukkah". Tablet Magazine. Retrieved 2017-12-26.
- "Children's Book Medals Awarded". The New York Times. January 10, 1990. p. 17. Retrieved November 6, 2010.
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