by Sande H. Zirlin, Illustrated by Linda Tracz Visits To Grandmas House is the lighthearted story of a youngsters Sunday visits to her grandmothers house and the hectic week of preparations that Grandma went through preparing for those visits. Because at Grandmas house, the Sunday phrase of the day was always, Ess, ess, gezunterhait mineh kinderlech, ess.' The story contains a number of Yiddish words and phrases remembered from the authors childhood visits to her grandmothers house, and a glossary and pronunciation guide are provided for the reader. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Sande H. Zirlin is a retired art teacher who lives in Amsterdam, New York. She is currently the president of Amsterdams Congregation Sons of Israel Synagogue, and for the past two years, she has been writing a column, A Little Bit Yiddish, for the Synagogues holiday Bulletins. Visits To Grandmas House is her first venture into the world of childrens story books. ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR Linda Tracz is an award-winning artist who paints primarily in oils and has been exhibiting her work for over fifteen years. She and her husband, Tom, are lifelong residents of Amsterdam, and Linda was recently honored with her first One Woman Art Show. The colorful illustrations for this book are the results of her first venture into the world of childrens book illustrations. (2006, paperback, 34 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.