Eric A. Kimmel

Eric A. Kimmel is a well-known folklorist and the author of numerous books for children, including Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins, a Caldecott Honor Book illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman, and The Rooster's Antlers: A Story of the Chinese Zodiac, illustrated by YongSheng Xuan. He lives in Oregon.

  • Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

    By Eric A. Kimmel

    Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman

    Read by Gildart Jackson

    A traveler rids a village synagogue of goblins in this adaptation of the 1990 Caldecott Honor Book.

    Starred Review. "Eric Kimmel’s wonderful tale has not aged a whit, and it now receives prime treatment in this beautiful production. This is a wonderful presentation that will have little ones on the edge of their seats." - School Library Journal Review - School Library Journal (Video Review)

    Released September 29, 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

    By Eric A. Kimmel

    Read by Gildart Jackson

    A traveler rids a village synagogue of ghosts in this adaptation of the 1990 Caldecott Honor Book.

    "...Kimmel's beloved Hanukkah story shines in this new audio edition." - Audiofile

    Released September 29, 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • Hanukkah Bear

    By Eric A. Kimmel

    Illustrated by Eric A. Kimmel

    Read by Laural Merlington

    When a bear arrives at her door, Bubba Brayna mistakes him for her rabbi. Together they celebrate!

    "Young listeners will chortle as Bubba mistakes her ursine guest for the rabbi... This updated version of The Chanukkah Guest (1990) features revised text...Concluding with a recipe for latkes and a note about Hanukkah customs, this makes a good addition to the holiday shelf, especially for libraries needing to replace the earlier edition." - Booklist

    Released October 25, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Hanukkah Bear

    By Eric A. Kimmel

    Illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka

    Read by Laural Merlington

    When a bear arrives at her door, Bubba Branya mistakes him for her rabbi. Together they celebrate!

    "Background accordion music and gentle animation add flavor to Mike Wohnoutka's warm, cartoon-style acrylic illustrations and Eric A. Kimmel's fun text, which concludes with a recipe for latkes and brief information about Hankkah traditions." - Booklist, video review

    Released October 25, 2016
    English, Unabridged