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Book Cover Max and Emma Cross the Red Sea

Max and Emma Cross the Red Sea

Book Back Cover Max and Emma Cross the Red Sea
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Book 3 in an early grade chapter book series from Apples & Honey Press


By Carl Harris Shuman

Illustrated by C.B.Decker

Apples & Honey Press, an imprint of Behrman House

Release Date for Books 1 and 2: 3/1/2022

Release Date for Book 3: 4/2/2024

Book 1: Max Builds a Time Machine

ISBN 978-1-68115-568-5

Hardcover chapter book, 48 pp, $16.95

Color illustrations; Ages 6-8

When Max time-travels to meet the biblical Abraham and Sarah, he learns the value of welcoming strangers--including Emma, a new girl in his class.

Book 2: Max and Emma Cross the Red Sea

ISBN 978-1-68115-572-2

Hardcover chapter book, 56 pp, $16.95

Color Illustrations; Ages 6-8

Max and his new friend Emma time-travel to see Moses and the Israelites crossing the Red Sea. Together they learn some important lessons about faith, courage, and believing in yourself. PASSOVER theme.

Book 3: Max and the Not-So-Perfect Apology

ISBN: 9781681156156
Hardcover chapter book, 64 pp, $16.95

Color illustrations; Ages 6-8

When Max wants to travel back in time to find out what really happened between the rival Biblical brothers Jacob and Esau he is disappointed that his friend Emma doesn't want to join him this time. She is too busy with her new friend Eitan. Max is jealous. Will their friendship survive?

PJ Library has chosen Max and Emma Cross the Red Sea as its Passover 2023 selection for seven year olds!

PJ Library, a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, sends free Jewish children's books to families across the world every month.

The Grinspoon Foundation has also provided me with an Incentive Award for writing my first Jewish children's book. I am deeply honored and humbled by this recognition of my work.

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