Description: Grr, I'm Kvetchy Boy. I'm always complaining: "The sun is too bright My ice-cream is melting." In my book, I learn that life is more enjoyable if I save my complaints for something important. Then, people listen and even try to help.
Written in English, each Matzah Ball book is named for a character with a Yiddish word that describes a central attribute of his or her personality. For example, Shmutzy Girl is always dirty and Kvetchy Boy is always complaining. In each book, the protagonist learns a lesson connected with his or her namesake trait. These fun and lively picture books put the joy and color of Yiddish into a form young people adore - and will make any bubbe or zaide kvell (be proud).
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