Sammy Spider's New Friend. By Sylvia A. Rouss & Katherine Janus Kahn
In this addition to the Sammy Spider series, bright colors and an easy-to-follow plot work together to teach children the importance of the Jewish custom of hospitality. When a new family moves to town, Josh Shapiro and his parents immediately set to work preparing homemade food for the newcomers. Sammy Spider, who watches from above, learns all about the concept of making the neighbors feel welcomed and yearns to be a part of this mitzvah. Despite his motherís refrain that ďSpiders donít bake cakes. Spiders spin webs,Ē Sammy takes an active role in making Moti, the boy who has just moved from Israel, smile. Collage ...