Count from 1 to 10 with Buckwheat the Sheepadoodle as he drools over all sorts of mouthwatering morsels!
Buckwheat is hungry! Help him count matzo balls, hamantaschen, latkes, and other traditional treats in this delightful romp through the delicious foods of Jewish holidays, family gatherings, and Shabbat dinners. Both fun and educational, 1, 2, 3 Nosh with Me helps young children learn about basic numbers while introducing them to the foods found in Jewish culture. And if all this counting makes you hungry, use the Simple Challah recipe included to make your own tasty loaf!
About the Author
Micah Siva is a trained chef, registered dietitian, recipe writer, and food photographer, specializing in modern Jewish cuisine. After graduating from the Natural Gourmet Institute of Health & Culinary Arts, she pursued a career in nutrition and later worked for global brands, media outlets, and publications in food media. She shares Jewish-inspired, plant-forward recipes through her blog, Nosh with Micah. Micah lives in San Francisco, California, with her husband, Josh, and dog, Buckwheat.
Josh Siva is a lifelong lover of Jewish food, including his everyday favorite: matzah with cream cheese and everything bagel seasoning. Originally from Buffalo, NY, Josh has made a career marketing life-changing medicines and medical devices to people in need. Through his work, he’s lived around the world and is proud to make San Francisco home, along with his wife, Micah, and dog, Buckwheat. As Micah’s husband, when Josh isn’t working his day job, he’s working as a full-time taste tester and dishwasher for her latest recipe!
Sviatoslav Franko is a children’s book illustrator who enjoys collaborating with independent authors and publishers. He is fascinated by the complexity of nature and combines digital illustration and oil painting to reflect it in his work. Sviatoslav lives in Ukraine where the mountains are his favorite place for rest and inspiration.
"A fun counting book that also introduces elements of Jewish culture, helpful for families already sharing these treats or for those learning more about the cuisine."
— School Library Journal
"1, 2, 3, Nosh with Me [...] is a beautiful resource for families who want to celebrate Jewish food, while educating their young children."
— Jewish Journal
"The illustrations opened up conversations about some of our favorite Jewish foods and traditions and my daughters had so much fun counting along with each page!"
— Ariel Stein, founder of Ariel Loves and Jewish educator
"From matzo balls to crispy latkes, you and your young reader will learn even more about Jewish celebrations you can feel in your tummy!"
— Nanny Miss Monique, Childcare Industry Influencer and Early Literacy Advocate
”This book trains toddlers up right to recognize Jewish culinary greatest hits.”
— Rachel Steinhardt, Jewish Children’s Book Critic
"1, 2, 3, Nosh With Me is such a cute way to teach my daughter counting and my favorite Jewish foods at the same time. We both love reading this book!"
— Amy Kritzer, author of What Jew Wanna Eat blog
"The perfect book to jumpstart children’s’ interest in these traditional foods as they reinforce their counting skills."
— Faith Kramer, best-selling author of 52 Shabbats: Friday Night Dinners Inspired by a Global Jewish Kitchen
"A heartwarming book that makes learning to count a joy for young ones and their families."
— Sarah Balagey, Early Childhood Consultant and Programmer
"From the tactile cover to the challah recipe, and all the fun foods in between, my family and I loved this book!"
— Rachel Teichman, author of B is for Bagel and D is for Donut
"It's short and sweet and the illustrations are very cute. A great toddler and preschool pick!"
— Beth Mendelsohn, Lucy Robbins Welles Library