"This funny and well-plotted story with delightful characters and amusing line-drawn illustrations is a perfect holiday tale for early chapter book readers." - Jewish Journal


"A bit of magic and a happy ending make for a sweet New Year story. Delightful." - Kirkus

"In "Once Upon an Apple Cake," the children's book debut for author Elana Rubinstein, you get a zany, charming story of the meaning of family and the strength of Jewish tradition." - Jewish Telegraph Agency

"Fast-paced, easy to read, over-the-top, and tasty." - Tablet Magazine 


"The busy Siegels each have a consistent and well-drawn personality, as well as having some silly traits...they share joy, laughter, and love, along with an appreciation of Jewish foods and holiday celebration all around the dining table..." - Jewish Book Council