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The Traveling Smile

Published Date: October 19, 2021

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What happens when we follow Pirkei Avos and greet every person b’simcha, with a sehver ponim yafos?

Exactly what you might imagine!


In this cheerful, colorful picture book, each character shares a smile with someone else who needs one. It’s amazing to see how a smile can travel, spreading from one person to another!

“Share a smile, happy and strong,

And watch that smile travel along!”



The Traveling Smile

Written and illustrated by Rikki Benenfeld

ISBN: 978-1-945560-54-5

Hardcover / 7 x 10 / Laminated pages / Ages 3-6 / List Price $11.95

Author Information

About the Author:

Rikki Benenfeld

I was born in Israel but grew up in Brooklyn and attended Sora Schenirer High
School in Boro Park. I am Married and have children and grandchildren, bh.
I have always had an interest in book illustrations and enjoyed writing short
stories and poems. I especially enjoy and relate well to young children and
find that they have a real love and appreciation for books and pick up a lot
of information from the illustrations as well.
I get pleasure out of knowing how much children learn and pick up from my

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