childrensbooksPreS-Gr. 1. The family is excited. The house is "Passover perfect," and Grandma and Grandpa have arrived for the seder. The tale unfolds in a short, rhyming text as the food is put on the table, the story of Passover is read, and the matzo is hidden. Izzy the dog makes a playful addition to the celebration. This is strictly for young children who have some familiarity with Passover; those who don't won't have a clue about the references to Elijah, the seder plate, the hidden matzo. Adults will want to incorporate the author's note, which will add weight and dimension to the reading. The note describes Passover as a holiday of freedom and explains what individual elements signify. The cheerful ink-and-watercolor artwork, mostly in blues, greens, and yellows and highlighted by brighter spring colors, is attractive.